Ross Nervig

Long ago, two children named Menglöð and Svipdagr played bride and bridegroom. In a hawthorn grove, the children would blindfold themselves and pointing a single finger before them, they would wander through the trees until they met fingertip to fingertip. They never erred, never missed, such was their heart’s connection. They called this game True-Love.

About the Author

Ross Nervig is a writer living in Nova Scotia. His work has appeared in Kenyon Review, Southwest Review, Adroit Journal, Bluestem Journal, Bayou Magazine, and Huffington Post.