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Laura Ingalls Describes The Fire

Brianna Low reads "Laura Ingalls Describes the Fire," "Laura Tries to Describe the World to Mary," and "We Are Hungry."

prairie fire

Photo: Wellcome Library, London, (Wikimedia Commons)

"The Prairie on Fire," a colored wood engraving by C. Whymper.

“Laura felt a warmth inside her. It was very small, but it was strong. It was steady, like a tiny light in the dark, and it burned very low but no winds could make it flicker because it would not give up.”
- from The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Brianna Low was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is currently an MFA candidate at Indiana University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Tupelo Quarterly, RHINO, and Iron Horse Literary Review.

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