My moustache is gone but my patillas have sprouted so I pluck them again.
I will tweeze tomorrow.
My unibrow will again be split in two but my moustache and patillas will have regrown so they will be uprooted.
All while I eye my knuckles and their thin, wiry bushes.
Magaly Garcia is from south-south Texas and she received an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She finds muses in espantos and snow, and when she isn’t cussing, she is writing in the dark of her house. When she isn’t writing in the dark of her house, she is summoning fantasmas to haunt her cat and cactus.