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”
Are you still debating whether you like what you see?I can’t say that I blame you.Cracks from plunged bloody fists hide distorted lines under your eyes.I see… Read more “Reflection”
Dude, You Need a Savior!
You’ve got it all figured out, huh?I guess it’s easy for you, isn’t it?Passing bad checks, asking for forgiveness for what’s next, how’d that work out for… Read more “Dude, You Need a Savior!”
The Rainer Cemetery ash trees had shed their leaves, crunching golden-brown beneath the feet of the funeral attendees. The brisk September breeze hung over Leah’s father’s closed,… Read more “Righteous Murder”
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It’s January, and I lost track of time and a wrinkled letter dated September; we did a night or two in the back seat of her hummer.I… Read more “Bloody Roses”
A Bible and Calendar Pages
I licked my finger, flipping through pages of a men’s magazine, tucked inside of a Bible, counting calendar pages, avoiding a body bag—at least for today. I… Read more “A Bible and Calendar Pages”
Dusting off Dreams
(Part one) Grandma died last Wednesday. It’s Friday, and I still haven’t changed the black dress I wore to the funeral. I probably smell like a homeless… Read more “Dusting off Dreams”
Selfless is Selfish
Sara is getting married.She doesn’t love him.Should I tell him?At the altar, make an objection?Exchange my life for his (like Jesus would totally do) and marry her… Read more “Selfless is Selfish”
Angie’s Father Found The Tape!
I sink my teeth into my cheek, and slam my eyes shut, thinkin’ about a clip on an edited tape sippin’ on a warm coffee pressin’ the player Goddamned… Read more “Angie’s Father Found The Tape!”