Long Division considers the estrangement of two sisters, the pain of longstanding trouble between them and the ambiguity of longing for repair. Making full use of what the author recalls from her childhood with her sister, their brother, cousins and family in Colorado, Wildhood reflects her difficulty not only with her sister, but also the passage of time. Could she have done something different? Was healing between her and her sister possible at one point but is no longer? Long Division sifts images and memories for answers while knowing that none could be conclusive. But how else does one metabolize longing?
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