Maybe with time things would have worked themselves out but I didn’t wait, I didn’t suffer through it. I bought the coffee and every morning I pressed the grounds down with my fears and filled an empty Wonder Woman mug with that hot drink.
Alexandra Lopez Jimenez is mother, wife and writer. She enjoys cooking tamales for anyone who will eat them and roller skating when the Oklahoma weather permits. She writes short stories and poems about her faith, culture and life experiences.