Four seasons in memory

Illustration by Carmen Johns

In the summer when you were a teenager, you’d climb out your bedroom window.

It went like this: Someone, almost always a boy, would come to the window, tap, tap, tap. You’d sit up from the bed, where you waited fully clothed under your blue-and-green floral Laura Ashley bedspread, and…

Amanda Fortini

Writer: NY Times, New Yorker, Vanity Fair, T. Magazine, Believer, California Sunday, LARB, & Elle, among others. I live in Las Vegas, NV and Livingston, MT

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