The top of his head was open up to the sky & when he walked down the street he’d end up with strange things in there like the number of dogs in China, or the time it takes to cook a pig. It’s not really useful, he said, but I’d miss this stuff if it … [Read More]
Why do you tell the truth? my son asked & I thought about it for awhile & finally I said, Because human beings get mixed up easier than dogs & plants & fishes. What if you’re someone who doesn’t get mixed up? he said. Go ahead & lie, I said & then I hit him … [Read More]
why aren’t people dogs? he said & I said because we can pick up newspapers with our hands & that made sense to him.
I don’t really like dogs, my uncle told me once, but it’s a good way to keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood.