account_circle by Karen Essex
Karen Essex is an award-winning journalist, biographer, and fiction writer. She teaches writing workshops at Vanderbilt University's Women's Center.




Issue No. 6 ~ January, 1997

I have not spoken with you in a while and I feel guilty. I joke with you on the phone. I am trying to make light of your brain tumor. Tomorrow, a neurosurgeon will remove the growth that has made you dizzy and unwell. I …