While we wait for the fruits of deliberation, my mother asks me to get personal. I tell her I’ve been nightmaring about getting kidnapped and beating the captor up.
Paula Gil-Ordoñez Gomez is a Mexican-Spanish-American writer based in Brooklyn. She works as a narrative strategist at a social impact agency, and as the Social Media & Membership Manager for Brooklyn Poets. Her writing has been published or is forthcoming in HAD, Variant Lit, Rejection Letters, and Heavy Feather Review, among others. Say hi on Twitter @paulagilordonez and find more of her work at paulagilordonezgomez.com.