Snapshots, 090619

In the seat in front of me, a girl's voice teases upward into a laugh. Between the window and the seat, her face is framed by light and a smartphone pressed to her ear; she's talking to someone she loves. The sun is hard in its heat and soft in its rays, and swaddles me… Continue reading Snapshots, 090619

I Won a Writing Award!

I'm so happy to announce I won an award for one of my flash fiction pieces! Last year I entered into the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in the flash fiction category. I found out today I received a Silver Key, which is defined as "Stand-out works submitted to local programs that demonstrate exceptional ability."… Continue reading I Won a Writing Award!

Rainfall

To my grandpa---I love you always. An unacknowledged fear divides us, holds us back with steel, rolled and cold, drawing the warmth of our hands every time we dare touch the edge. We keep a safe distance. We observe each other, one hand outstretched, the rain of the skies falling all around us. The rain… Continue reading Rainfall