May 10, 2016

Two Stories in Wyvern Lit

My mother looks at night across the San Francisco Bay at the city shining through the fog and what she sees is not the city or the fog but the California light. The light at night, which is like a match after you’ve snuffed it out and all you see is the afterglow where your fingers used to be...
Read the rest of "That California Light" as well as the companion piece "Air Raid Siren" in Wyvern Lit. For those interested in the bombing raid recounted in the first story, you can read an interview with a survivor of the Kumagaya Bombing (in Japanese) here.