Stokes, Mason. "Namesake." Colorado Review 42.2 (2015): 91-107.
In this essay, Mason Stokes sifts through memories and mementoes of his uncle, trying to discern whether they shared something more significant, more poignant, than just their first name.
Names, naming, homosexuality, homosexuals in World War II, coming out, bachelor, gay/lesbian literature, creative nonfiction