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Hopewell Rocks

2 minute read

My bride and I have been together a long time. We know each other well, but it’s always fun to learn something new about the other.

Eye Spy

4 minute read

“Something green.”

Love Potion Number 11

less than 1 minute read

The world stuttered in a queer slant as I sat up. I stared at my hand. Love Potion Number 11. I thought it was a joke. Damn you, Ricki. She stood beside me— ...

Guilt

less than 1 minute read

“I know what you did,” said the voice and hung up.

Haley’s Tree

less than 1 minute read

A dense bluff of silver maples grew behind our house. I’d scamper as quietly as I could in the early evenings that last summer before Dad died. He’d come hom...

Beating the Heat

less than 1 minute read

I took the cool can and placed it on my chest, letting the condensation drip between my breasts.

The Gymnast

less than 1 minute read

The gymnast contorted backwards in artful retroflection, her ribbon efficient in its sparely motion, the structured rules of physics seemingly vandalized in ...

At Night

less than 1 minute read

I lay awake on the top bunk, listening to my brother’s rhythmic-breathing below me, desperately wishing sleep to overtake me. I wonder if the wormy sparks an...