Up close, the beach was disgusting and tragic. A million tiny pieces of plastic were heaped on the shore like confetti from a hundred parades, or like the real sand on the beach threw up....more
Aiden Arata is a Gemini INFP whose work has appeared in BOMB, MASK, Hobart, Potluck, and Shabby Doll House, among others. She is also the author of the poetry chapbook Object of Art (Ghost City Press, 2017). She lives in Los Angeles, and on the Internet at @aidenarata.