I thought it went fine! I drank
water out of a horse mug and had
wet hair. It’s embarrassing how much time I
spend throwing myself at men online
only to come across as casual, un-
patterned, but it’s been a long day with ourselves
and all this ache, all this cost, I’m trying to be
kinder to myself. Somehow J.K. Rowling came up.
I said I loved the Potter books but was really fine
with moving on now. He agreed, adding,
“But some of those movies were
Jeremiah Moriarty is a writer from Minnesota. His work has previously appeared in The Rumpus, Prelude, Hobart, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Wigleaf, and elsewhere. He tweets @miahmoriarty.
image: Christine Naprava is a writer from South Jersey with a soft spot for photography. You can find her on Twitter @CNaprava and Instagram @cnaprava.