27 07, 2017

The Wonder in Quiet

By |2017-08-13T16:32:13-07:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Wonder Woman is the chosen character for my Halloween costume. I borrow my mother's blue girdle and craft gold foil wrist and head bands. I stalk the discount store shoe department for the classic black boots and practice walking with long strides across the living room apartment. I spend hours cloaked in quiet power. *** This [...]

11 07, 2017

The Raging of Roots

By |2017-07-11T21:46:38-07:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

I skip across the bleached grass to Anita’s farm looking for him. The rotted wooden gate sinks into my seven year old left hand as my right fingers wrestle with the shorn fibers of the rope holding the door closed. I clumsily try for three minutes finally opening the door. Darn fingers. My grandmother is superstitious [...]

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