Well yeah, it’s not what you usually find between the snap peas and the new organic bean sprouts. I wasn’t buying veggies by intent, besides;
Monday evenings, Ella takes the chopsticks to their favorite restaurant, orders her usual sweet and sour chicken.
Pastor Himes called me toward the wiggly light of a pool set into a stage, and some invisible person pulled cords that opened curtains.
Tabitha lay on her stomach on the warm concrete, her head poking out the doorway of the yard.
The man we call Dad is missing again. Mum was in the kitchen when she heard the front door shudder closed.
The first thing his mother does when, unannounced, he walks inside her house is put down her phone and look him up and down as if his first semester of college has lasted five years.
The old man fell asleep in his car, his nostrils pressed softly against the steering wheel, but the car kept going, because the old man’s foot was not asleep, was still pressing down hard, and later they would say, it’s not really his fault, he’s such an old man.
It’s been twenty minutes since the first bolt of lightning ripped a scar through the purple night sky. Since my mother said to swim in the rain ― it’s fun. Since her boyfriend Colin said he’d join us― to check we’re ok.
I tell you I’ve only ever shown it to a girl who I met on a tour bus in Moscow, where I was traveling with my parents. She had bad acne, and she really liked Duran Duran.