Valentine Sargent is originally from the desert, surrounded by saguaros. She currently resides in the city of bridges, Pittsburgh. Valentine is an MFA candidate at Chatham University where she is Managing Editor of The Fourth River. Valentine enjoys traveling, stories, yoga, fruit, and sitting under trees. You can follow her on Twitter @valentinesarg28
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BY Valentine Sargent
“Where did you find her?” I ask.
Cigarette butts, wilted leaves, and little gray feathers fall into the sink as water runs through her arteries.
“Leaking by the Bethesda Terrace,” he responds. He takes a seat at my two-person kitchen table. He keeps his arms and legs close to his body. His hands rub at the red stain on his sweatshirt.
I nod, that’s where she always goes.