Miriam Gordis is a writer and poet. Her debut chapbook, Vinyl, was published by Eyewear Publishing in 2018. Her work has previously appeared in Litro, Visual Verse, and The Radiant Collective, and she is a former staff writer for Oxford University’s ISIS Magazine. Originally from Berkeley, she now lives in Manhattan.
Emilio looked prophetic for a moment. He held up his forefinger like he was shushing me and I thought he was pointing to the sky to tell me, God will provide. But then he just shrugged and scratched his scalp. “Soy is pretty nutritious,” he told me.