Monthly Archives: November 2006

milik

[milik: Inuit for very soft snow] perhaps it was the giddy first blush of puppy love but he awoke that morning knowing that she would be at the pond with her girlfriends and there he could skate in the same … Continue reading

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aqiluqqaq

[aqiluqqaq: Inuit for soft snow] Out in the winter morning the air snaps peppery aqiluqqaq sifts off feathery soft trickling streams of white from dark fir magic wands The trail glistens listens for the soft-pitched slice of thin skis susurration … Continue reading

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qimaugruk

[qimaugruk: Inuit for snowdrift blocking trail or a building] Soon after daybreak we heard the good news on the radio: all the roads were blocked; school was cancelled. One glance out the window confirmed the situation: snow was blowing ripping … Continue reading

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