I often visited them when I was a child,
those families with a cabin on a lake,
amazed that people could have two houses,
one for winter, one for summer, people
who annually moved from one to the other
the way I changed shoes for sandals.
–excerpt from “Envy” in A Light Dusting of Breath by Donna Pucciani (Purple Flag Press, 2014). First published in After Hours.