Why I Can’t Cook for Your Self-Centered Architect Cousin

By Beth Ann Fennelly

Beth Ann Fennelly, the poet laureate of Mississippi, teaches in the MFA program at the University of Mississippi. The most recent of her six books is Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs.

“Why I Can’t Cook for Your Self-Centered Architect Cousin,” from Open House, by Beth Ann Fennelly. Copyright 2002 by Beth Ann Fennelly. Used by permission of W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

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