by Anne Helen Petersen
Thanks for the mention, @alto. From my archives, I submit a short story, a parable of sorts, about the struggle between writing what you want for no pay versus writing what you don’t want because you have to get paid.
Thanks to alto for the fab idea, and to Michelle Stafford for the kind plug pulling out a scrap from my pile.
To keep in the spirit, here’s Gloria DiFulvio’s Weekly Knob piece that swirled around me and hung in the air long after I read it:
Thanks for the shout out, alto . I’m honored, especially to be called out with two writers as amazing as Lizella Prescott and Tom Farr.
I am late to respond and I apologize: life.
My poem is the third. It ties to
Yup, it’s Seafair Cup time. And Seafair Cup means Blue Angels.