When the rabbi said in his sermon,
“It is a sin to desire completion,”
I left my religion.
J. R. Solonche has been publishing in magazines, journals, and anthologies since the early 70s. He is the author of Beautiful Day (Deerbrook Editions), Heart’s Content (Five Oaks Press), and co-author of Peach Girl: Poems for a Chinese Daughter (Grayson Books).