M. Jones | The Sun Magazine

M. Jones

M. Jones is the pseudonym of a teacher who lives in the American Southwest.

— From May 2021
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Quiet Room

She read a brief passage in a small, clear voice that will live on in my memory. Fluent in sounding out words she didn’t know, she gleaned tones from everyday verbs that I’d never dreamed they possessed, and conferred a strange new life on faded old nouns, as one might draw a hidden thread of some brilliant color from an old rug.

May 2021
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