—know thyself Flashlight in hand, I stand just inside the door in my starched white shirt, red jacket nailed shut by six gold buttons, and a plastic black bowtie, a sort of smaller movie screen reflecting back the larger one. Is that really you? says Mrs. Pierce, my Latin teacher, as I lead her to
B. H. Fairchild
B. H. Fairchild is the author of Usher (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010).