Traveling through airports is always an interesting experiment in examining social class and racial and ethnic diversity. Airports remain one Continue reading
Dark gray, oil slick with white caps that gently bob to a sharp point, that foams white and rolls under. Continue reading
I sing America! Red, White, and Blue runs through my veins while my brown feet shuffle in imported clothes made Continue reading
She hides amongst the long grass, even in 90 degree weather, which causes her fur to sweat. She is waiting Continue reading
Carol had just completed washing the last dish when she heard crackling sounds over the baby monitor. She was surprised Continue reading
Dedicated to my father, Dhirendranath Patnaik, M.D. Well-worn yarn–its red threads sticking at odd angles, like brushed curls, barely holds Continue reading
A feast of crows gorge on sun-drenched worms in my front yard. It is going to be a hot day.
Old man in the sky hangs precariously in a cradle of light. The yellow dwarf highlights his every crevice and Continue reading