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First-Line Friday #176

The Reluctant Rival: Leah’s Story

by Mesu Andrews

Harran, Paddan-Aram

Leah waved dust and chaff from the air as she bent to gather another bundle of wheat then pulled a leather string from around her neck to bind it.


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10 thoughts on “First-Line Friday #176”

  1. Susannah Beiler was carrying a to-go bag holding half of a cinnamon roll in one hand and her coffee in the other when she stepped out of Cabin Coffee and started across the street.
    AN UNLIKELLY AMISH MATCH by Vannetta Chapman
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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  2. Numbers floated round my head like stars. – The Paris library by Janet Skeslien Charles. Not CF but based on a true story about WWII and the librarians of the American library in Paris.

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  3. My first line comes from My Dear Miss Dupré by Grace Hitchcock:
    New York City, New Year’s Eve 1882
    Willow Dupré twirled on the ice, spreading her arms and guiding her body around the other skaters on the frozen lake of Central Park.

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  4. Happy Friday! My first line is from “Can’t Buy Me Love” by Susan May Warren & Andrea Christenson:

    “These shoes were going to be the death of her.”

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