Category Archives: family

Grandfather

  Your fingers tremble as you lift the fork up to your mouth. Your lips begin to bite the cake long before it reaches them. Your smell is strong with urine, and your clothes, buttons missing, are spotted with food. … Continue reading

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Family, a prose poem

— for Pinckney Eve I would never have known we were related had you not told me. The conclusion, at which you arrived the moment we met, must have come from some deep well of wisdom that is only just … Continue reading

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