a loaf of bread + a loaf of bread
equaled your small body
a loaf of bread + a fire
equaled a bird in a wood stove
In thinking about privacy, I try to be brave with a small dose of disassociation thrown in for good measure.
Every night in her childhood, going to sleep, she traveled the paths of the dead. It was easy then to go Where she could not abide in her other consciousness. This was the avenue Caesar the mastiff had wandered. Father said he had run away, and the children nodded solemnly knowing the kind old beast […]