As if to tell me that the world goes on life happens while I’m out, the lentils left in our sink catcher sprouted after two days of neglect. The curly little tails just waiting to give new life into the earth, not ready for the waste bin at all. My work plant is alive, I know – just like a deaf and blind old man. It seems each time I return from the weekend it has chosen the...
When I was a young girl of 8 or 9 I found out that a very pretty young boy named Cuauhtémoc had a crush on me. I processed this information, weighed my options, and decided the best course of action was to kick him relentlessly under our desks. You see, he sat across from me when we worked in groups of four, and, even then I knew how love could burn your skin if you tried to touch it...