Amanda Jernigan


Reconstruction Reconstruction

We don’t know which came first, the chicken— naturally unsalted (enough to make a grown man cry, remembering sweet nothings) — or the hapless egg, who sat on a wall that may or may…

Apr 7, 2016 / Books & the Arts / Amanda Jernigan

Helios Helios

Strong horses, Percherons, bred for imperturbability and speed: Aethon, Eous, Pyrois, Phlegon, what names to call a conflagration by. Two decades with the force, and you’d little use for people, but horses, that was a different matter: strong horses, swift as shadows lengthening across the tile bed, a father could not hold them, how could a god.

Dec 4, 2013 / Books & the Arts / Amanda Jernigan