Each night like clockwork, Sean’s voice lulls me to sleep. He sounds exactly like my grandmother, who was also born and raised in Belize.
Ofelia Brooks (she/her) is a Black, Latiné, first-generation writer and lawyer. Her work appears (or will appear) in Drunk Monkeys, Amplify, Spillover, Honeyfire, and Diem. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram @ofeliabrooksesq and at ofeliabrooksesq.com.