I saw them making out, Sheila whispers from the stall next to mine. We're standing, hidden from each other on opposite sides of the same cold wall. I imagine her brother's hand surprising itself inside some girl's sweater, small hairs jittery along the map of her neck. Her eyes were shut. I open
Wendy Mnookin is the author of Dinner with Emerson (Tiger Bark Press, 2016), The Moon Makes Its Own Plea (BOA Editions, 2008), What He Took (BOA Editions, 2002), To Get Here (BOA Editions, 1999), and Guenever Speaks (Round Table Publications, 1991). She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and teaches at Emerson College and Grub Street. She lives in Newtown, Massachusetts.