How does pleasure move if it isn’t in swell or burst? My boyfriend says it makes him feel bad when I can’t keep my pinching fingers away from what is swollen in him, but to that I say: How can you keep a bump unpunctured and still be happy being who you are?
Sonia Feigelson is a Brooklyn-based writer and actress, as well as Literary Editor at The Whale. Her work can be seen in or is forthcoming from Two Serious Ladies, Temenos, Extract(s), and Quaint, among others. She was a 2010 recipient of the Memoir award from Random House Creative Writing Competition. Most recently, she was awarded third prize in Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers. She has only ever kept one plant alive.