Special Feature: Editors’ Love Story Bouquet
What is Love?
Do we need it? Want it? Deserve it?
Don’t expect to find the answers in the four tiny love stories below.
They’re just here for your enjoyment!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
The NFFR team
“At first they felt zippy and free, his bird-night summer e-mails. One e-mail would say just a few warm words, trail off, be gone it seemed— but then, surprise!”
“Years later, Christopher and Meryl divorce. Years later later, Christopher and Meryl are to re-marry.”
“We’re numb from bed heat. Rippled skin from storm-wrecked sheets, with the scent of animal, rut stained.”
“The night I met her she was wearing all white, as a ruse perhaps, for she was no angel. One look into her eyes and you knew: flammable, ambivalent, relentless.”