Darlyn teeters high on a swayback wooden ladder she has dragged in from her mother’s garage. From here she can reach around blindly on top of the kitchen cabinets. She has struck pay dirt–a tidy arrangement of small, flat bottles. She doesn’t have to look to know they will all be pints of Five O’Clock Vodka.
To hear more of The Last Speaker of the Language
by Carol Anshaw
tune into Tell Me a Story
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This is smart, funny, poignant story and was chosen to appear in the respected anthology, The Best American Short Stories of 2012.