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Aces | Fiction

Aces | Fiction

Randy and I stood at the edge of the living room, not putting a toe into the forbidden space. In the early morning dimness, the Christmas tree tinsel fluttered, enticing as sea anemone tentacles in current. “What did Santa bring?” Randy asked. In second grade, a year...
Deep in the Heart of Texas | Nonfiction

Deep in the Heart of Texas | Nonfiction

Everything’s bigger in Texas. Hairstyles. Speed limits. Greenhouse gases. And this cutting board – a recent gift purchased there by my daughter, a born-and-bred Georgia girl with indigo eyes and a penchant for digging up rocks in strange places. A coffee cup bearing...
Counters | Fiction

Counters | Fiction

Our reward for finishing chores are in dinged up plastic cases from the library. The movies star talking dogs, rarely dinosaurs. They have funny white lesbians instead of Jim Carey or Eddie Murphy. We’ll watch the other movies at friends’ houses later....
Coffin Birth | Visual Art

Coffin Birth | Visual Art

Coffin Birth In the year 2019 US laws stripping women away from freedoms sparked major controversy. This illustration was inspired by the rare kind of postmortem delivery occurring during the decomposition of a pregnant body. I feel the viewer will make their own...