Six Mothers

Published 1/16/17. My first publication of 2017 was this quietly absurd piece of flash fiction, "Six Mothers," published at Matchbook. They also sent me a little envelope of cash and a very sweet typewriter note in the mail, so F yeah Matchbook. Matchbook asks its writers what inspires each story, so I told them (a) failing … Continue reading Six Mothers

Your Book

Garlic peel falls on the book you loaned me. I think of it as your book though you neither wrote it nor are you likely to get it back. My hands are wet. The more fragile papery peelings stick to me until I'm gloved in garlic skin and then everything falls to you. It's open to the … Continue reading Your Book