July 5, 2022

Attachment Theory

We were over before the first plane hit. I just hadn’t told him yet. There would be no wedding party in mountain air, no wine-soaked dancing in the lodge. Life was a marathon of laughs turning to quarrels in bars, cigarettes, smashed dashboards, hangover mornings in a narrow bed. I wanted to unzip my life, […]


Ease upCalm down Soften upBack down Hush upSimmer down Tighten upSlim down Wake upQuiet down Toughen upLie down Shape upSettle down Wise upTied down Fucked upNot beaten down Kara ArguelloKara Arguello was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and now lives, works, cooks, mothers, and writes in San Jose, California. She has published poems most […]