San Francisco Extremes

I like to imagine that sometimes I have something to say that might makes us think differently about having and not having. (Previously published in Be Open)

Photo by Fredrick Lee on Unsplash

The night is heavy and brutal. The beer is cold. I pull a twenty-dollar bill from my wallet and leave it on the bar. Market street is heaving with people. In the sky, lightning zips up clouds, but no rain is falling. I think of the firefighters north of here. What…