Pine trees on sand

Anawangin The explosion carried ash, fire, and soil. Peaks of dirt were forcibly pried from the earth and shot across the sky from the volcano. But the fury of the fire and the tension among plates eventually grew tired of tearing the ground apart. Gravity’s free fall took hold of the soil, letting each piece […]

Nodus Tullens*

The days lingered in the heat of the summer, keeping our uniforms sticky and suffering under tropical humidity. We were no longer imprisoned into the eight-hour class schedules of the last four years; instead we had to endure the prolonged repetitions of graduation school practice within half days stretched to three weeks. Three weeks worth […]