Tag Archive: new flash

Kelli Russell Agodon

Overcrowded With Ghosts My nights are packed with mourning—barn swallow in the closet, fishhook attached to its beak. I once had a sister named Hazard, we daydreamed about orchids, I washed the blood out of her hair. My nights are…
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Josip Novakovich

Wake Up My pet peeve, I told my writing class, is a story that starts with, I woke up and . . . Why not start later, in the middle of the morning, with the action? But after my class,…
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