Let me believe that I broke through.
The Escape (1961) by Remedios Varo
After spending my entire adulthood in California, I’m living in North Carolina again. We’ve only been here for about a month but the entire world feels so different that it’s hard to get my footing. So I run up hills in the sweaty heat, inside this terrarium full of goldenrod and pine, fireflies and copperheads, bittern…