“Did you find my keys?” It was the first thing Kalisha’s father said when she came in for dinner. She let the dog off the leash, and it hid, but she couldn’t. She braced herself, reminded herself, changed herself.
Day: November 11, 2021
Rosemary Dexter huddled in the root cellar of an abandoned cabin hidden in a thick forest hollow in the shadows of the leeward side of the mountain. Outside, a storm raged. In this part of the country, the mountains
In his dreams, Rajan searches for the ghosts. He hunts for them, tracing their footsteps in the dirt. He is back in his hometown—he knows these roads. The moonlight shivers on his skin. The crooked streets rattle around him.
Onion stem provides support to the plant Back when we are still buying minutes for cell phones and saving our allowances to afford emojis, my mother suggests that I get a job at the local grocery store. Feeling myself
1. Warsaw, Poland The two big windows of my childhood room are like soulless eyes, staring and judging me while I play M-rated video games and read short stories that my mother hid behind her regular books, out of
Pink, picking himself up from his slip in the drizzle, he said: “Well, at least I didn’t fall into the mud over there. That happened to me just last week. Believe that? Right before clocking in!” “You see, that’s
How is it that you could love me so, with every part of my body shattered, each little piece glimmering in sunlight? How is it that you ask me to love them with every crack, every failure that holds
A lady’s unmentionables are such Because they are what leave the Individual at her most vulnerable. Alluring in their mysterious, hidden Nature, sight of them is everything To be desired—leaving little to the Imagination. The suspense is deafening, yet
Rearing ungrounded in a waste of seaThe waves rise lean with powerAnd roar inside each callous skull and shellAnd burst their weight of water on the airAnd spill their spray, and break the day itselfWith laughter, laughter, They in