• Lotus

    “The Night She Left” Documentary Transcript EXT. SUBURBAN HOME – DAY OLIVER, the host, stands in front of the clean, well-manicured lawn and middle-class dream house. He looks directly into the camera. OLIVER: I am currently standing in front of the Farway household, which people may recognize. About two months ago, twenty-year-old Emily Farway disappeared. Despite the search efforts, news alerts, and national coverage, not a trace of evidence was found. To this day, there has been no body recovered, or any sign of Emily. Only one clue has baffled both family and authorities alike. A single flower left on the pillow of Emily’s bed. Taking a step told the…

  • Lucia L’Uccello

    When I think of Nonna Lucia, I always think of birds. She loved how free they are. How confident they are, as if they know a superiority comes with being able to slice through air and taste the sky. She would watch them for hours, sitting on the porch where she waited for me, every day, to come home from school. Her eyes would sparkle with sunlight as they darted from feathery body to feathery body, watching those Vs in the sky like they were her religion. Even though my chest seizes every time I think of her face, I so clearly can picture her long wrinkled fingers tearing up…