Before the wind stirs the bay water into waves, the air is only cold and still and wet. It smells like rain and salt from the sea. Moira Sound feeds the bay and its span stretches for miles in both directions, before blending into the Pacific. But I wonder about that water, where it goes […]
Randy has trouble looking me in the eye. He asks if I’m okay, if I want him to pray. He prays. “Dear Father…” Father, father, father. I can’t really listen, but I say amen. I have waited a long time to share this book. Its lifespan is 7 years from conception to completion, and one […]
Before the wind turns the bay water into waves, the air is only cold and still and wet. It smells like rain and salt from the sea. Moira Sound feeds the bay and its span stretches for miles in both directions before, blending into the Pacific. But I wonder about that water, where it […]
IV. ROSIE I didn’t want to sound too interested in her because I was afraid of my sister thinking I was desperate and of my brother thinking I was seriously considering his choice and otherwise allowing him to pat himself on the back one more time. So I organized my questions about her, distanced them […]
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III. KIMBERLY Lewis and I walked the university roads, passing lecture halls and collected clubs, with the setting sun behind us, making everyone silhouettes. “You want me to stalk her?” I asked him. “I want you to get to know her,” he corrected. “Without talking to her?” “Learn about her, is what I’m saying.” I […]
II. THE ONE I took five courses in my first semester of my third year at Windsor and I had brought my attention, my focus and my best to every class. But not that week. I blamed it on Lewis, of course, and his silly unmentioned provisions for happiness. I sat […]