The middle school rumor was you burn more calories than you gain when you eat celery. So much attention to what was inside a lunch box then, when I longed to become buxom and nothing at once, thin as smoke from a fire right before the night wins— flickering rib-hollows, shadowed cheeks. It took me […]
Ellen Rogers is a writer living in Minnesota. Her poems and essays can be found in AGNI, Cincinnati Review, Ecotone and other journals. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Western Washington University and has served as an editor for Bellingham Review and The Hopper.