You couldn’t stand the noise.

Did you hear that? Is that fireworks? Is this a joke?

RUIDO BY TERESA TELLEKAMP

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 69

Rosa, it’s Mom. 

Remember to pick up shampoo and toilet paper.

One-ply, not two.

And don’t forget Marcus’s birthday candles.

Okay?

Love you.

Did you hear that?

Is that fireworks?

Is this a joke?

Wait—

Shit—

She’s bleeding.

Get under the table, move, move.

Go.

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