Lisa Pasold is the author of five critically-acclaimed books. Her work has appeared in magazines such as New American Writing, The Globe and Mail and Fence. She recommends the books-to-prisoners program in Mississippi: Big House Books.
I walk along the street on a Sunday, and a neighbor in a purple
collared t-shirt and black dress pants comes out of his house and
beeps his car. I say, Good morning, how ya doing, as one does,
and he says, Good mornin’ sweetheart. I’m off to fight the Devil.