story: “Sing to It” & “The Orphan Lamb” & “Greed”
author: Amy Hempel
where: Al Reem Island
note: These are from her new collection, some are very short. Recommended by my friend, the poet S. Graham. I’m still thinking about the end of “Greed”; I’m not entirely sure what happened.
a line: “She was so many years older than my husband, running on the fumes of her beauty.” Greed
theme(s): Romantic affairs, Language, Betrayal,