Wear The Memory Like A Sweater

Wear The Memory Like A Sweater

This July porch morning, sitting and sweating, I remember something from my teenage years. I push it out of my mind and try to slow my heart rate. I keep reaching for a collar to tug on or a sleeve to stretch, but it’s July. I’m on my private porch in my private scandal. This [...]

A Penny Earned

A Penny Earned

My sister and I laid on the bedroom floor, sweat sitting on our upper lip and dripping from the back of our knees. We were bored, really bored. Usually we were good with nothing to do because it meant there was some fun to be had, but the Summer heat had zapped all aspirations for play. [...]