July 5, 2020
The attention of the room turns in Tommie’s direction.
“Who is he?” The woman with the hard to stand perfume and perfect skin asks while drinking...
For a while, after we finish dinner, I’m not able to bring myself to talk. I shake my head, nod it at times, drink another beer but...
February 13, 2020
The card isn’t right. . . none of them are.
The edge of my fingernail is picked at while the group of girls on the Prom committee hands out roses. It’s a way to raise money for their prom.
There’s this throb that’s started, a feel-good muscle memory that I try not to focus on for fear everyone might know what I’m thinking.
January 6, 2020
Cassius is singing that song that’s been playing on the radio for a few weeks now, Crane is acting as the DJ spinning every favorite tune.
“That’s it, I’m done. You’re a cheater.” Hazel lets the cards drop from her hand — she’s fired up.
December 17, 2019
There is a scowl beneath the wide brim, his hands are big, all calloused and thick. He lifts his chin enough to meet the Luna’s eyes, before pulling off...
December 5, 2019
Hazel is watching Caleb eat out of the ice cream container that has her name written in black marker across the sides...
November 27, 2019
Key in hand. Key in hand.
It’s getting harder to breathe with the smell coming from underneath the locked entrance.