Author: Louisa Howerow

Before the House Burnt Down/Him in It

Issue 1 | Fall 2017 |

  A man in an undershirt and boxers lies drunk on his front lawn. I’m at the window watching his daughter trying to pull him into their clapboard house. You’d think it would be easy, given his skeletal arm, his smallness. You’d think her mother and brothers would be there to help her, the street …