Just Breathe Normally (American Lives) by Peggy Shumaker
By Peggy Shumaker
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I know then I’ve asked and asked many times. And he has answered. He gathers himself, trying hard. What could he say that would stay heard? The day after the wreck we were supposed to be in the Brooks Range, building a walkway between our two frumpy cabins and repairing the gnawed places opened up by porcupines. I picture getting into the Widgeon, an amphibious plane with an entry about the size of a small cupboard. Walk bent over up to a seat near the nose. Scrunch into the seat, reach overhead and behind for the two-shouldered seatbelt.
What’s the etiquette? I ask to see it, whatever they take out, curious about what has come to live in me, curious too to see in person what I’ve known mostly from sketches — instructions tucked inside the Tampax box, The Visible Woman, her layers peeled back, Our Bodies, Ourselves, and once in the ‘70s a practitioner’s purple hand mirror held so I could see. Groggy after surgery, thumbing the pain button like a contestant on Jeopardy—What is morphine? —I imagine never moving again. Each swell of pain crests, rolls on.
When she came up pregnant, she expected my dad to step up. And he did. They married. He worked a series of day jobs he hated. To keep his soul alive, he worked dance jobs at night. He made himself as scarce as he could, pointing to his role as the man of the house, the worker, to explain why he wasn’t there (even when he was in the house), why he had nothing really to bring home, no reason really to come home. 21 We grew around the empty place his absence left in the family. When he was in the house, everybody felt crowded.