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Published in:
Mother Pelican: The Journal of Solidarity and Sustainability, 2021


The terrestrial has been exiled from the earth.—Sajay Samuel’s review of Zazu Dreams

We woke in the Safeway parking lot, ash falling from the sky. The gated communities of Fairfield, California had been evacuated. An ominous orange-grey cloud was rolling toward us. Our LoveBus wouldn’t start. We were all drenched in sweat; the 106 degrees tightened around us as the ash coating thickened. I worried we would have to abandon our home.…