Digesting Results


The power of a woman’s secret

is sometimes found in light

through a small glass of orange

juice. Breakfast on the table

long after she’s dead. Sitting

at the Formica nook, papers

strewn from 23andMe, I wipe

strayed fruit pulp from my beard.

On the pie chart of family history –

Native American, a thin raspberry slice.

First Publication: Plentitude Magazine, 2018