The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

Story finder - Curly

Click the image above to fetch a new random story.

Moon Over the Spring

I watch an old woman come to the spring in the middle of the night. She pulls the withered skin from her face and reveals a face so beautiful that I am astonished. When she weeps, she weeps pearls, and I make them glitter in the grass.

The Moon Over the Spring in The Goose Girl at the Well, Grimms. Illustration by R. Leinweber.

Moon Over the Spring