Losing them, fixing them, forgetting to put them in
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Katy Williams’s work has appeared in Phoebe, So to Speak, and the Portland Review. She lives in Virginia with her husband, Brian, and dog, Ivy. She is currently completing a novel titled Wonderful Girl.
At dinner, Brandon — my son, your nephew — tells us how, on the kickball diamond today, he was called a pussy by Arthur, the decidedly overweight bully (as all second-grade bullies tend to be, complete with requisite learning disability). Since September, Arthur has developed an unfortunate interest in Brandon.