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Loula Grace Erdman
“Darkness did not seem so much to fall as it did to rise from a hushed earth to the bright face of the sky. And the sky, at first, strained away — resisting, retreating. But at last the night won — slowly, inexorably, until at last all of earth and sky were cradled in its arms.”
“Speech, for Slats, was a thing to fill up silence, to keep thought from flowing into his mind as air pours into a vacuum.”
“She was the true pioneer type — the one who is destined never to eat the fruits of the vineyards she has planted.”
“She walked as a child walks in the dark — afraid to look behind him lest the thing he sees may be a thousand times more fearful than that which he fears.”
“... he's as tight as the bark on a tree.”
“She had one standard reaction to spring, and that was to plant something.”
“She often wondered if city dwellers knew what the sight of a seed catalogue did for country people. It was a gift sent from the seed houses — and the Lord — to make bearable the month of February.”
Loula Grace Erdman, U.S. writer
(1898 - 1976)