1. Recklessly wasteful; 2. Lavishly generous. He’s embarrassed by the plums of this place, the way they fall in sticky lushness, their endless bearing judgment on his competence, his failure to find their use.
I’d like to apologize for the loose cows of my childhood, the ones who wandered the roads at two a. m., lowing as if to say, how did such a thing happen? How did we find ourselves in your garden, cropping the corn?