Perhaps the moment was sacred, not to be tainted, and Kyle was a gentleman. Or maybe I had it all wrong.
Liz Shulman's writing has been published in Another Chicago Magazine, Los Angeles Review, Punctuate: A Nonfiction Magazine, The Smart Set, Tablet Magazine, the journal Understanding and Dismantling Privilege, among others. She teaches English at Evanston Township High School and in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She lives in Chicago.