(If I had a yard, and my yard had a dog, it would go something like this. Lights up on a lawn chair.)
ROCK: I swear I'm going to throw a tantrum.
TWIG: If I don't do what.
ROCK: It isn't what you do; it's what you don't do.
TWIG: I forgot! Can't you cut me—
Kelin Loe lives in Northampton, MA with Michael and Owl. She attends the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at UMass-Amherst.