Category: Literature

Untitled Pt. II: Sex Change

Pt. I             A shack overlooks a river. In the middle of summer, the river runs almost dry, and the shack then overlooks a flatland of baking mud. At the edge, tall grass grows. There’s a path from the shack to the water, and a single woven chair at the edge of the water – at […]

Untitled

Just something I’m working on. It’s done and is much longer than this. Longer short story. Happy Halloween everyone! __________________________________________________________________________             It’s not like he didn’t love her, he loved her many times in the days after they were married. He loved her on the picnic table and at the drive-in. He loved her on the […]

Promise (Ending)

Promise Pt. I Promise Pt. II Promise Pt. III             The quarry is full of kids. The bush party is loud with music.              A girl sits at the edge of the water and looks at the waves in the darkness. The water vibrates with the music. She has a beer in hand, and hates it. But […]

Promise Pt. II

Promise Pt. I             “But you can’t hurt them, that’s the rule,” says Emma.              There are trees behind the school, just past the fence, a forest with some walking paths and one hilly bit where people have made a bike park.              Andy is breathing. It’s nice being around girls. There’s five boys total. Seven girls. Andy’s […]

Promise Pt. I

            Marlow spreads her legs under the desk. Her denim skirt keeps her knees from parting too much. I could just run outside, she thinks. Down the hallway, out the doors, away from the school. I don’t have to come back. This morning, she smoked her first cigarette. It’s her last, too. As the teacher talks […]

Down Bubble: Ending

Down Bubble: Part I Down Bubble: Parts II & III Down Bubble: Parts IV & V             “Ready navigation!” I yell. The men of the bridge are silent, watching the rocking of the boat.              “What is happening out there?” cries Alain.              “Man the torpedo bay,” I tell him. “Flood all remaining tubes!”             “What are we shooting […]

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