he can’t see me

“One night we were eating spaghetti and meatballs and it fell out and rolled across the kitchen table. You said, ‘Dad, your eye popped out’ and kept on eating. I’ll never forget it. You must have been seven or eight. He felt so bad about that—for your sake.”

“I don’t think it bothered me,” I say.

“He worried it bothered you.”


The Glass Eye, by Jeannie Vanasco

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