Tag Archives: Susan M. Beck

On the banks of the ganges

Susan M. Beck Fort Collins, Colorado, United States   Listen. She told me how her brother died in a screaming instant of metal and splintering windshield. She told me in the silence of the exam room, my brain let go of Latin names, syndromes, the architecture of molecules, which way sodium, and potassium flow across […]

Laundry

Susan M. Beck Fort Collins, Colorado, United States   Photography by reb Smell is the sense below the surface; tangled like seaweed, moving in currents, unfurling in the depth of the open ocean. “Why does poverty smell like laundry detergent?” I never expected an answer. The long and tangled history of the question began in […]