Hitching a ride, trusting a partner, marrying the same person three times
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Laura Price Steele loves good socks and hot tea. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Shenandoah, and Orion. After spending eight years in North Carolina, she recently relocated to Missoula, Montana, with her wife and daughter.
Watching my wife, I have finally found the key to the map. I understand why men have spent millennia constructing systems to strip the power from this body: Look how she pulls her spine up to the sky. Look how effortlessly she strings herself between the ordinary and the divine.