Posts Tagged: injury

Rumpus Original Fiction: The Barbecue


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

Safety Nets: On Seeing Movies with My Children


There’s no blueprint for any of this. If there were, I would have read it by now. ...more

Ursa Major


Last month a bear ripped into my tent, clenched his teeth onto my upper left arm, just below my shoulder, and would not let go. ...more