C: Cherry (from the Book of Difficult Fruit)
“Half my neighbor’s sour cherry tree grew over our fence, which made that half ours by law no matter what she said.”
Kate Lebo is a writer, teacher, and baker. She’s the author of two cookbooks, Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour, and Butter (Sasquatch Book 2014) and A Commonplace Book of Pie (Chin Music Press 2013). Her writing has appeared in Best American Essays 2015, Best New Poets 2011, New England Review, Willow Springs, and Gastronomica, and she writes the “Cooking the Books” column for The Spokesman-Review. She lives in Spokane, Washington.