Meep Matsushima is a disabled white genderqueer cis lesbian poet & librarian. Originally from New England, Meep got her name in Tokyo, and currently lives in the D.C. suburbs. Meep is a student at Hamline University’s MFA Writing for Children & Young Adults program. You can find her on Twitter as @transpacifique. Her website is http://meep-matsushima.neocities.org, and she has a Patreon at http://patreon.com/meep_matsushima.
That was Father—a storm in a drought, a comet in the night. Acting first, thinking later, carried on not by foresight, but on luck’s slippery feet.
And so we were not as surprised as we should have been when, one warm night in our tenth year on the mountain, Father showed us the flying machine.
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