My mother thrived on attention, itched for drama. She left my quiet, reclusive father because of it. On Friday she died. Sunday, epic rain flooded the parkway by the river in our town and people rowed in little boats to higher ground. Even in death, she was impossible to ignore.
Kathryn Silver-Hajo is a 2023 Pushcart Prize nominee whose work appears or is forthcoming in Atticus Review, Craft Literary, Pithead Chapel, Ruby Literary and others. Her flash collection Wolfsong and novel Roots of The Banyan Tree are both forthcoming in 2023. Kathryn reads for Fractured Lit. More at: kathrynsilverhajo.com twitter.com/KSilverHajo and instagram.com/kathrynsilverhajo.