Posts by Laura Scalzo

Black Lab photo
October 7, 2020 | Nonfiction

Black Lab

Laura Scalzo

The kids found a small skeleton, a squirrel or a baby raccoon, bleached white by winter. Where’d it go? Why is Scout coughing? You had to be careful, a roasted chicken on the counter, a freshly

Yankees at Shea photo
April 5, 2019 | BASEBALL, Nonfiction

Yankees at Shea

Laura Scalzo

In 1974 or 1975 my father took my sisters and me to our first baseball game. It was always going to be a Yankee game, wherever that might be.

Like Mennonite Girls in the Bus Station Looking at Brochures photo
September 19, 2017 | Fiction

Like Mennonite Girls in the Bus Station Looking at Brochures

Laura Scalzo

 

Our language is rapid and hard but we’re young so we giggle, too. We’re loitering. We pool our change to buy chips from the machine. Someone is expecting us. We’re not free.  

 

 

Peony photo
August 2, 2017 | Fiction

Peony

Laura Scalzo

Have you ever fucked a flower? I recommend it just don’t try telling it what its problem is.