Zoë Ruiz: “9/6/19”
Jillian’s chapped lips. Poolside.
Cut up vaginal lips
Father remembers my swimsuits
Scarlett Johansson defends Woody
Is T serenading us poolside
The first time I meet Mitzi
Don’t say who.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Zoë Ruiz’s writing has appeared in The Millions, The Believer, Lit Hub, The Rumpus, Marketplace, and anthologized in California Prose Directory, Rooted, and Golden State Writing. She has received scholarships and residencies from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Oregon State University’s Graduate School, and Spring Creek Project. She lives in Los Angeles.
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