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The cold covers me, like the hoarfrost the flowers in the winter, which have forgotten to wither, which took the summer into the fall and the first frost. They wanted too much, hoped and wished too much. No, I’m not throwing my leaves, they thought, because the sun is still strong enough for the first …

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Our houses are getting warmer. For decades, the average room temperature has increased. Most people do not have to freeze in winter. Better insulation, sealed windows leave the heat where it should be in the house. Better heating systems. We no longer need to gather together, but can divide ourselves into space. We no longer …

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It was on one of those evenings in November, where you would not expect anything, because you cannot expect anything. It is the situation when you say to yourself: „Go home, do everything well and barricade the door, heat up well and make you a tea, maybe still relaxing in the bathtub, but more you …

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„I’ll go another round,“ she said lightly. „Are you joining me?“ „It’s so cold outside,“ he said, and flung himself into the TV chair. „But since when did you go out in the cold?“ He noticed. Of course he noticed. She should not think he did not notice what she reproached  him to do. At …

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Every day she stood at the window and looked out. She let herself be behind the curtain, so she could see the inner courtyard, but was not seen. And the people watched. She knew it. They told it. In the supermarket at the cash desk, in the tobacconist’s shop and in the inn. They all …

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