A story by faculty member Karen Brennan appears at New World Writing:
Home is Where the Heart Is
Strictly speaking, as a licensed practical nurse (LPN), it is not my job to manage the table décor, but I do it because I’m good at it. Each resident gets a rose they are welcome to pass on to their valentine-du-jour. Though that’s kind of a sick joke, when you think about it.
Myself in a red sweater covered with pink and lavender hearts, myself in red fascinator designed by moi, featuring life-sized and very realistic red hummingbird. Real enough to devour, said my husband, who is a smart a___. (To Whom It May Concern in My Creative Writing Class: A “fascinator” is a kind of hat. )
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