Kitty Carpenter studied Creative Writing at Missouri State University. Her work has appeared in Rattle, Book of Matches, and Rat’s Ass Review, among others. She is currently a caregiver and lives in rural Missouri with her cranky, senior dog and four rambunctious cats.
Kitty Carpenter: She Kindly Stopped
Even the cedars along the highway are diseased, each tree split down the middle half brown, branches bare and dry as finger bones, the other half still green as ever as if Death were interrupted halfway through, her work calling her somewhere more urgent. Perhaps the diseased branches of someone’s lungs were filling, filling and […]