Posts tagged volume 60.1

Blackberries

We could not have been much, two junkyard kids picking blackberries down by the log pond until our thumbs and tongues stung black with love and the footfalls of hunters down by the water made…

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Dead Languages

The last known speakers of American English were garbage men. In a rural county of Ohio they worked sorting trash for a nanoshuffler that emitted ozone and vitamin gas. They spoke normally elsewhere, but since…

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Make the Mark

An excerpt from “Make the Mark” by Trevor Dodge, appearing in Fall 2013 (Vol. 60.1). We’re in the ER but there’s no blood, nothing broken. When they check my wife in they ask her the…

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