You remember hearing how your ancestry traces back to mountain dwellers in Japan.
A Bed as a Memory, a Nap as Foreshadowing by Jamie Murnane
In my memory, the sheets are crisp and white, but that doesn’t make sense to me now.
Skin by Doug Smith
Your father died of melanoma when he was thirty-nine. Now forty, you have moles all over your body…
The Source by J B Allen
At fifty-nine, prostate cancer migrated to the brain, Ray Allen fell asleep…
Catching the Bus by Laila Miller
My brother took the school bus once. It was after he’d quit school, on a Monday in May when his Galaxie 500 wouldn’t start….
6 Things You Didn’t Know About Martha’s Vineyard by Karissa Venne
The summer I turned seventeen, I was helicoptered off Martha’s Vineyard to Boston Children’s Hospital due to a Crohn’s flare.
You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover by Jason Morales
“I remembered seeing men in white paint over the black graffiti… It once read “R.I.P. Sleepy.”
What a Widow Needs to Know by Lisa Sparrell
The doctor handed me brochures from two local hospice providers and said, “Pick one. Call tonight.”
How to Cook for Your Mother by Marian Rogers
When you begin to prepare dinner, invite your mother to sit at the kitchen table and keep you company…
The Cake by Michaela Evanow
I want to make an extravagant birthday cake that I won’t eat.