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Short Story Highlight: “The Colors of Creation” by Judit Lőrinczy (Hungary)

International Speculative Fiction have published their fifth short story – The Colors of Creation by Judit Lőrinczy of Hungary. The story is translated by Ágnes Körmendi and Judit Lőrinczy.

Our eyes were created to be like God’s and God said, ‘Let the light come from your eyes, let it shine upon the world, let it dye the grass Green, the sea Blue, let the colors calm your senses. Shine, with Red light upon the blood as a warning, and also upon the twilight sky, to show when my Eye, the Sun, falls under the horizon of my lid.’

Our eyes opened and the world was filled with colors. Let the leaves be green, and they became Green, let the sand be yellow, and it became Yellow. Our skin was sweet Brown on sheets of Lilac and Purple.

We named the world with colors and gained knowledge of everything, and God shone upon us with His Lightning Eye, that it was good.

‘These are all God’s colors. What are yours?’ asked the Voice and it scared us. Our light could not see its source.

Yet the challenge had to be answered. – continue reading!

June 1, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | 1 Comment

   

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