Would you believe — there’s a wedding happening right here, amidst the red rock. It reminds me of ours — the ancient chants, the tethers to tradition, the light of sky. It reminds me of that single moment: the universe opened, and we were married to everything.
Dheepa R. Maturi: I am an Indianapolis writer, and a graduate of the University of Michigan (A.B. English Literature) and the University of Chicago (J.D.). My essays have appeared in Entropy, the Brevity nonfiction blog, Tweetspeak Poetry, Mothers Always Write, A Tea Reader, and Dear America: Reflections on Race.