Brenda Peynado | The Sun Magazine

Brenda Peynado

Brenda Peynado used to work in computer security. Now she teaches creative writing at the University of Central Florida, trains dogs, and grows pineapples.

— From January 2018

What We Lost

We were losing parts of ourselves. A reporter discovered a trove of ears in a burlap sack. The leader said the papers were lying, and we weren’t sure what was rumor and what was fact. What happened to me, what happened to my neighbors — that wasn’t enough proof of all we had lost.

January 2018
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