looking

my mother tells me about her parents. i interpret her penmanship through my screen. her voice strokes my hair through my speaker, tenderly as her hands did when i was young.   they would do the dishes — she washed, he dried. they would steal a kiss, she says. the neighborhood kids loved him —… Continue reading looking

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dance class

buzzwords: learners permit grocery shopping proctor summer project online p.e.   they laugh without worry — dinner will be on the table when they get home.   their eyes glimmer easily — their leotards will be washed for next class.   they embrace passionately — they’ll see each other at school tomorrow.   the marley… Continue reading dance class