Wanderlust and love of travel have taken Katacha Díaz all over the world to gather material for her stories. Her work appears or is forthcoming with Barely South Review, Westview, Visual Verse, The MacGuffin, Medical Literary Messenger, The Galway Review, Flash Frontier, Gravel, and elsewhere. She lives and writes up in her perch with a wide view of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.

Adiós Amor

By Katacha Díaz

I always knew
when it was over,

It was the way
you looked at me,

The way you talked
to me,

And the way you
touched me.

But I never forgot
what I brought
to the table,

And it’s time to leave,
adiós amor.