Diane Lefer

 
 
Woods.
This is a chapter from Diane Lefer’s novel Radiant Hunger. Lincoln: Authors Choice Press, 2001. This chapter also appeared in Kenyon Review.
 
Ave Atque Vale
Eydie Gorme Was a Little Spanish Girl
 
 

AVE ATQUE VALE

And how are you today? You are a New Yorker? No matter. What happens in America affects us all. Your family is well? See, isn’t this nice? No need to be in such a hurry. And your pets?

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EYDIE GORME

Who were all these people? A man she couldn’t see somewhere in the back said, “They’re taking us to Guantánamo!” People laughed.

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