Louisiana


Leaving the Gulf Behind

Desiree Evans Chronicles Communities Adrift on the Bayou
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An excerpt of The Last Leaving

Before the leaving, there is the staying, there are days of in-betweens, sheltered in the arms of our mother’s mothers.

There are the days the water creeps closer and closer, teasing, like a dog lapping its tongue against our worn work boots.

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