• December Bride
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Hanna185

179

He bent swiftly and kissed her. She stood there for
a moment and he could hear the soft catch of her breath.
Then turning she ran from him into the gloom of the loanen.

Not until her steps had died away did Frank go down
to the road, as he passed the men at the corner he spoke.
He saw a head, silhouetted against the green afterglow,
wag silently in response, and down in the blackness of the
hedge a cigarette glowed suddenly and viciously.

Coverage: 
1951
Keywords: 
Loanen, Cigarette
Citation: 
Linen Hall Library, "Hanna185", Northern Ireland Literary Archive, accessed Tue, 12/07/2021 - 06:06, https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/hanna185