What can YOU say in six sentences?
Beth read and reread Lucia’s letter several times, bought a little picture frame at the $1.99 store and kept her shorn friend staring at her over deli dinners, and thought over the benefits of moving from a loveless city back to a town where she had attachments. Twice before she was actually ready to leave New York she went out for a drink by herself and allowed a couple of men to get close enough to hear the sound of their breathing without feeling guilty over not listening closely to what…Continue
Lucia’s hair had grown back in and she had decided to leave it at its natural gray-tinged black before she received Beth’s call in response to her letter. She had forgotten how the term “snail mail” was invented in the description of the Mexican postal system. Her mother was still holding on though she was frail as a little brown mouse; two of the long-term teachers had left the school for more lucrative positions elsewhere; Giselle went into a hospital with her liver problem up in D.F. and…Continue