Think back to crossing Santa Monica Bay with your husband, unaware that you are pregnant. You’ll suspect it later, when one night all you want for dinner is pie, the next only sparkling water and toast.
Liska Jacobs has been nominated for the Kirkwood Literary Prize in Fiction twice, selected for the New Short Fiction series, and a recipient of a Squaw Valley scholarship. She has been published in LARB Quarterly, The Millions, Hairpin, Enaegon Magazine and others. She is currently pursuing an MFA through the University of California Riverside. Find more of her work at liskab.tumblr.com.