Amy Beeder has served in Haiti as a Human Rights Monitor with the UN and has worked in West Africa and South America. She has degrees from the University of Colorado and North Carolina State University. Her work has appeared in Boulevard and Free Lunch and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
She used to make him eggs with flowers. Wild white bulbs, pearl & ivory blossoms, beetle and night’s moth-mated buds that opened in the quick exchange of liquid yolk for omelet. Now when he hears her name he thinks of creamy flower buds unfolding sour & reluctant among fiddleheads or flame softening into fragrant oily […]