I didn't tell my brother that we'd been eating our father's cremains until a few days had passed. I know Ben well enough to know that he needs to be eased into things.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Ashley Blooms's "The Dead Father Cookbook."
One furred toe wore the wedding band / I gave him. Tips of sheathed claws / pricked at my skin.
I want the audience to feel almost both the feeling of not wanting to look at the image, but somehow not being able to look away.