"The gutters in Cedar City are wide and brown; they’re extra wide and extra deep, so in places you have to leap from the road to the sidewalk..."

"We burn our hands on candlesticks,
scorch our feet on crystal balls..."

"She lay beneath a sky littered with stars, the night brushing its cold fingers against her cheeks gently..."

"A sharp-beaked kite

spreads his wings

to the still night, taking flight..."

"Senuna watched Calvin spread the legs of a tripod, digging the three points into plush, off-white carpet..."