Carol Cloos is a finalist in the Editors’ Prize contest. A previous essay appeared in Gettysburg Review and she has work published in Prairie Schooner.
Dec 01 1998
When I left that picturesque ignorance we often mistake for innocence, I did so with guides who gave me an education in the sensous. Yet we avoided the pitfalls that dominate many recent memoirs and headlines and court cases, and I had more than a sexual awakening.