Michael Howerton is the editor in chief of Granite Media, based in San Francisco. He has taught writing at UC Berkeley, the College of New Jersey and Berkeley City College. His fiction has been published by Salamander Magazine.
Friday Morning, Long Island
I keep thinking of a poem you wrote last spring, just before you became pregnant, the one with the line, "From that first shrouded encounter, clearer and clearer it comes, my love, overwhelmed."