T.J. Acena

TJ Acena is a writer living in Portland, OR. His stories have appeared in Dispatches from Anarres, Telephone, Bodega, Hello Mr., and Pacifica Literary Review. When he has a little free time he covers the arts for The Oregonian and Oregon ArtsWatch. He occasionally updates his website www.tjacena.com and Twitter @ihavequalities.

You Will Remember This

The afternoon light from the window barely makes it around the old bulky fridge in my cramped galley kitchen. I scrub a white plate with a neon green silicone sponge, the sleeves of my gray ...