“This cup of cold coffee is barely keeping me awake,” Sandra said, yawning with her hands planted firmly on the steering wheel. Sandra glanced over, then returned… Read more “Reward Money”
An Idaho woman who is miscarrying and being denied an abortion because of state law has been documenting herself getting sicker and sicker over the last two days.
I try to avoid posting politically charged content, but the changes in reproductive rights have real-world effects on women. Poor women, in particular.
Mark is the black sheep of the family and thinks the government monitors cell phones, so he never called. But when Ben receives a letter with an… Read more “The Invitation”
Guys like me don’t usually do things like this, but I’ve been up since three o’clock, sitting here in the dark, waiting for the brisk October sun… Read more “Autumn Gazebo”
Assumptions in Forests
I blew her ringtone off its rhythmafter she gave me a piece of adviceto take a hike — the trails along the mountainresembled the green of her… Read more “Assumptions in Forests”
A Few Months Off, Love
It’s a habit I sip when the sun retreats for the evening; I see demons in the corner of dungeons, guiding shadows the length of these four… Read more “A Few Months Off, Love”
My Friend is Romance
I don’t have her yet,but she’d have freckleswith plump lips to kiss if I did.She’d be my height,maybe a little taller.More legs of hers to wrap around… Read more “My Friend is Romance”
Afraid of Love
Alicia flashes a devious grin, drawing my attention. Upraised palms drip cement to memories and battle scars, tracing the years I’ve lost searching for the one. What… Read more “Afraid of Love”
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“If this is what you think is honest—”“I think you’d better go!” I looked down and away, pointing to the front door.“Not going to forgive me, are… Read more “Camera Shy”