I was driving behind a convertible with a dog in the passenger seat: ears all a-flap, sun-warmed black fur, nervous bumblebees of eyebrows tilting to and fro. I miss having a dog. I miss smiling at dogs without being self-conscious about smiling at dogs.

Published by Halsted M. Bernard

An ever-molting black swan. Reader, writer, library director, over-enunciator. Listening + Unlearning. Opinions are my own. She/her. #BlackLivesMatter