Congratulations to Micah Ling, whose story, “The First Time I Ate Lobster,” appears below. Micah wins the Press 53 publication of her choice. Thank you to everyone else who entered, and keep those entries coming!
The First Time I Ate Lobster
I’ve never done this. I mean…well, whatever. But I’m happy. I am.
Yeah, totally. Me too.
He meant with his life, I only meant with that moment. I wasn’t happy, that’s why I was there, climbing on the back of a motorcycle to ride up to Maine: to eat lobster, with this man.