Sky Blue (Photo by Emci)

Sky Blue

The subject was Morals. I could not vouch for how she answered the examiner’s questions, but I can tell you that she had delicate features, she wore a sky blue dress, and when she exited the classroom her gait was light.

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Green Leaf (Photo by Emci)


The shelter may have been used once or twice, its steps too narrow to be practical. Planters and flowering shrubs now edged the gray slab jutting out of the ground.

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Road Trip (Photo by Emci)

Road Trip

We were sitting outside a yurt at Joshua Tree, looking at the desert night sky. When John Mayer’s “Say What You Want to Say” came on the radio, I took it as a sign and said the first I love you. She said it right back.

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