Sponsor Essay

Impressing the Mortician

Jeannette - Seattle, Washington
Entered on June 11, 2009

I believe in using my body up here on this earth—in wearing it out with sheer shocking life—I believe in impressing the mortician. I can see it all now: Fielding, Reynolds the mortician will shout, flushed with a pinkness even a quality embalming fluid couldn’t…