June 13, 2021

Dear Frances,

June, again. That’s okay. We’ll make it through.

Remember, June asks for very little. You only need to find shade and wash behind your ears at the end of the day. June does the rest.

See, June takes me to the sunset. June opens my eyes for me. And June reminds me to blink.

Mostly, June tells me not to worry.

I watch slugs sit in circles of salt until June turns on the rain.

And June waits, impatiently, at the window, while I watch tonsil stone removal videos for hours.

Later, June assures me…

Zoe Mills

“Nothing happens here except that I write and write, and curse and burn.” – Virginia Woolf

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