“I’ve had two divorces, not as many Elizabeth Taylor, but enough. After the first one, I cut off my hair and took two years of beginner’s Spanish at the college level. Far from fluent, I felt a surge of power every time I spoke in Spanish to someone in New York’s diverse community where I was living.”
New essay by M.D. Poole, LOVE IS NOT MY LANGUAGE, in the free, on-line magazine, The Write Place at the Wrong Time (5th article down, keep scrolling, in the “Our Stories” section).