My dad said “I love you” so infrequently over 45 years that I can count the number of times on my fingers. I like it that way.

My dad had the color hair I hope mine grays into, with shade variations of a raincloud backlit by the sun: dark blue-gray at the roots, but at the tips and circling his face, perfect white. In 2008, when I first saw him trapped by an induced coma and a breathing tube (one I…

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Kristen Tsetsi

Kristen Tsetsi

Author of the post-Roe v. Wade novel THE AGE OF THE CHILD. “Read it. Make your friends read it.” — Haley Boehning