Author: Deirdre Fagan

Ashes, Ashes

Issue 2 | Winter 2018 |

    Phantom Limbs I tell my son each family has a tree. I pencil lines on a page leading to his father, his sister, me: “People, like trees, have branches.” Branches in our tree bow abruptly on one side: One cracked unceremoniously—it was brittle— Two committed suicide—snapping off willfully— Another was in slow decay …