Queen's Quarterly

Queen's Quarterly
Queen's Quarterly

Jowita Bydlowska


Spring 2020 - Jowita Bydlowska

Dear Wolf

The Internet says to erase all his texts, delete all the pictures, get rid of the emotional digital evidence.

Sadeyes deletes all the pictures, erases all the texts, all the emails. But it’s all still recorded in her head. Her head is not digital, yet her head is the biggest computer in the room. She is a computer. She is a Xerox machine. She is duplicating what doesn’t exist, copying copies, copying copies of copies, stacks of images of his face, his hands, his good fingers (his slick fingers), she is a projector full of slides, snapshots, smiles, frowns …


Jowita Bydlowska was born in Warsaw, Poland, and moved to Canada as a teenager. She is an author of fiction and non-fiction. She lives in Toronto




[Image by the author.]