I pollute the rest that I touch. My children learn my grooves, feel my marks. They know them too. They grow out of them like weeds. They flourish despite myself.
I am dirt.
Tiffany Meuret is a writer and desert-dweller from Phoenix, Arizona. Her work has has been published or is forthcoming with Four Chambers and the SFWA blog. Additionally, she was a 2018 attendee of the Futurescapes conference in Utah. Find her on Twitter at @TMeuretBooks.