Young Writers Echapters

The aesthetics of ash
Madeline Bailey

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“For a job, Mr Anubis burnt art.
This is how he felt about it:
Days detached from wire hangers and wall hooks, they slid off with his suit and bowler hat. These items sketched him in their black felt; on the early walk from drab doorstep to museum, they prised his silhouette from other urban figures …”