This preceding is an excerpt from Caila Rossiâs novella, Seeing A Specialist, a portion of which appeared in The Gettysburg Review. She lives in Crown Heights.
Isaac lurked near the kitchen door. His face expressed a hellish despair.
Once, in a thoughtful moment, he told her why he had married her: Because I knew youd make a good mother. There was no mention of love, but it didnt matter anymore. After nine years, she wondered only how much more she could take.