The young girl wanted a new voice. After all, people got new things every day. A new hip, a new nose, a new set of suspenders. She adored the consonants that landed like wooden shoes. She loved the type of L-sounds that made a mouth drool from the back of the tongue to the front. She practiced her new voice into
Erica Miriam Fabri
Erica Miriam Fabri is the author of Dialect of a Skirt (Hanging Loose Press, 2009). She teaches at Pace University, the School of Visual Arts, Baruch College, and Hunter College of the City University of New York.