account_circle by Jacqueline Bishop
Jacqueline Bishop is the author of My Mother Who Is Me: Life Stories from Jamaican Women in New York; the novel, The River's Song and the poetry collection, "Fauna." The founding editor of Calabash: A Journal of Caribbean Arts & Letters, she teaches at New York University.


Tall Tale

Issue No. 128 ~ January, 2008

"And even as she reached for it, the letter, she wondered why she should read what any of the two of them had to say. But still she opened up the crisp white piece of paper,...and she read a little of what they had to say...the bile continually on the rise in her mouth. Something about the two of them being in love."