Kentucky native living in California sunshine. Short fiction writer and lover of all things food and cats.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader. –Robert Frost
An ampersand adds clarity when items within a list require and as part of its name, rather than as a separator (e.g. “take your knife, pestle & mortar and ingredients”).
…ich she gives me — to be brave. To try and astound. To say the things no one wants to say, or hear. To be beautiful, and to be smart, and sexual, and to never, ever fall into the foolish trap that these cannot coexist.