Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kyoto Three, wrapped in bags, rest -- while their family hikes through ten thousand torii. ———- Sannomiya, Kobe The tiniest pups for sale! Too bad they cost three hundred-thousand yen. ———- Takeshita Dori, Harajuku, Tokyo In Harajuku everyone is so trendy, even dogs wear shades.
Plaza San Francisco, Cusco Will I get fleas from petting you? I do not know–– but it is worth it. ---------- La Esquina Cafe-Bakery, Ollantaytambo New friend, café dog, dines with and then escorts us to the train station. ---------- Citadel, Machu Picchu Friendly pack of pups welcome us to the Incas' most
Kea Krause is a brilliantly talented writer, a genius editor, and definitely one of the best people I know. Her writing is smart and poetic in every subject she takes on––from Great White Sharks to family alcoholism. I feel so lucky to know
For the full essay, see it on The Rumpus. Originally published on December 2, 2014. -- Nonfiction is hard to pin down. When I tell people I write nonfiction, I assume they imagine 800-page biographies of dead presidents, or misery memoirs about years