by Amy Chernikowski

Convergence

Vengeance and forgiveness are about reconciling the accounts, but accounting is an ugly description of the tangled ways we’re connected. I sometimes think everything comes out even in the end, but an end that arches beyond the horizon, beyond our capacity to perceive or measure, and that in many ways those who trespass against you do so out of a misery that means the punishment preceded and even precipitated the crime.  

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