My Take — The Sunday Whirl Wordle 544

Rituals / Customs

She started reading the book.

The ways these families practiced their vigil after a death was fascinating. They made mementos by dragging silver letters through the sand, and, after they were sufficiently scuffed, the inscription was inlaid on the barrier to the tomb. This was such a strenuous job that they were seen biting their tongues as they climbed up the face of the cliff hefting the barrier.

She closed the book to think on these things.

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