I am writing
this… quickly… from the room that
is my office/guest room but will soon become the bedroom for my new son
daughter, twins, born almost four months ago… Henry is with
asleep, while my wife has Celia (typically the lesser sleeper) in our
bedroom… our three-year-old son Ethan is asleep in his
are all asleep, my family… and I am not… but it
late… and I am writing… I am writing quickly,
very quickly, hoping
that I will be able to finish… this.
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fiction has appeared in Tin
House, One Story, Glimmer Train, The
Review and other publications, as well as the
Love Is Found: 24 Tales of Connection
(Washington Square Press). A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, he lives
in Oceanside, California.
Photo detail on main page courtesy
of Bob Travis.
Read AR's story, "Three."
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