Rodrigo Restrepo Montoya is a Colombian American writer living and working in Tucson, Arizona. His writing has appeared in Triangle House Review, Joyland, X-R-A-Y, and SPECTRA. The Holy Days of Gregorio Pasos (Two Dollar Radio, 2023) is his debut novel.
I closed my eyes and fell into an odd, light sleep from which I could hear Rocío’s and Nico’s voices as clearly as if I were awake. I tried to move and couldn’t. I tried to call out to them, but my mouth wouldn’t open.