With her right hand at one o’clock on the steering wheel and left hand deep into a one-pound bag of Mister Bee potato chips, Aunt Mary Jo remarked, “We’ll just keep going until we get there.”
Read More Hiraeth – by Rhonda E Carper
The burnt roast from yesterday hanging in the air,
Read More I Sensed It Was Beginning – I Sensed It Was Ending – by Lindsey Harrington
another, in a long list of disappointments.
I think maybe
Read More Abandoned – by Andi Myles
I will–if only to play
at Mary Magdalene.
She looks beyond the fire to the flat surface of the lake. There is little in the way of moon and stars tonight, but lights from the lodge on the opposite shore glimmer on the water’s skin. In her eyes, the dancing amber flames ripple.
Read More Split – by Jay McKenzie
“We saw you look,” the girls’ voices echo in my head as I run out of school, all the way home, panting and crying by the time I reach the front door and, “Boys don’t go to dances with fat girls,” my dad tells me.
Read More The Weight of My Own Voice – by Finnian Burnett
So we kept change for lost off-chances,
over-the-counter jinx fixes for the chipped teeth of a heart
That bit more chunk than it could chew.
Read More THE LAST TIME MY HEART BROKE – By Mr Mbonisi Zikhali Zomkhonto