OUR CATEGORY : Audrey Seehagen

I Could Run Forever

Eleven years old with legs like a colt; I could run forever. Arms pumping, grain scratching my knees, my calves, my bare arms and thighs I ran through the ripening grain with my wheat-coloured hair streaming in my wake Behind me narrow swaths cut through the grasses. In an arc pattern, I ran, to cut […]

Ditch Water Car Wash

“Come on kids, we’re going to wash the car,” says my Dad, It’s springtime in the Alberta countryside, and we pile into the backseat of the family car, holding our buckets and rags, warmed by the sun-heated seats, huge smiles on our faces, because we know, it’s going to be so very cold and a […]