There is a word in Spanish: Guapa. It is said the way one smacks one’s lips after sucking on a particularly tart piece of candy. Say it. It means, “beautiful woman”, but not just ordinary beautiful. Not just pretty. Not that. It means gushing blood from a wound beautiful. Pupils dilating beautiful. My mouth is […]

How can you not return?

  Isn’t it just the truth that the places you ought to stay away from are the places you have loved the best? Ancient ruins, abandoned forts, haunted houses, and people. Some places you simply must not return to. Yet, return you do. It’s an itch you need to scratch. A boil that beseeches a […]