Voices on the Wind Obscure Voices
GRANDDAUGHTERS by Kathy Cotton In one synchronized motion this suddenly taller child lifts her eyebrows and shoulders, drops them, turns away, leaving me to wonder: Was there a moment when my grandmother set aside a bowl of flour or the yellow-handled broom to press her face hard into a cotton apron and choke back tears because I answered her in monosyllables, shrugged off familiar pastimes, grew up too soon.