Author Archives: Lori Anaya

About Lori Anaya

Lori Anaya, a writer, teacher, and artist, was the second girl in her high school allowed to take Occupational Auto Shop and the only one of five sisters who hiked Mount Whitney.

The Birthday Party

197091151_23e06ecdca_zThey walked along, deer quiet. Little things became big. Birds rustled in the brush. Leaves rubbed together. Crow in the distance. Vincent used his eyes or lips to point, to indicate this piece of sage or that dried brown buckwheat flower. He collected small pieces of plants… Continue reading

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Sixteen Cents

I dreamed of misty ground, clouds under my feet where carrots grew. I pulled carrots, cleaned off the dirt, placed bunches in boxes. Carrots turned green, boxes grew enormous. I worked all day long waiting for sixteen cents… Continue reading

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