The only other adults you’ll see most days will be the two dorm parents—both named Chuck.
Category: September-October 2020
Earth Is the Answer by Daniel K Miller
“Should I mark ‘Earth’ for ‘Which planet in our solar system can support life?’” the boy asks.
Foresight by Gwen Niekamp
Watch closely as I walk the three blocks up to Horton’s Hardware by myself while my parents are at work.
All the Life That I’ve Known by Will McMillan
The shower in my motel room heats quickly, so I don’t have to be wet, cold and naked for long.
Gui Hua by Erica Cao
Ten seasons of gui hua have passed since I last walked with Uncle.
Necrokedeia for Children by Mark Hall
Mr. Poteat was a fool, and Anne-Elizabeth Tilley and I knew it, even if our classmates didn’t.
Congestion by Michael Cuglietta
He called the nitroglycerin tablets his “lifesavers,”… He kept them, always, within reach.
Made of Match Sticks and Metal by Anna Davis-Abel
My mother and I haven’t talked about those years in years: the dark years when we slept on her pillowed mattress with the bedroom door locked….
Right Now I am Drinking a Cortado by Nicholas Hug
The medium is the visible section of frothy milk resting atop the overflow, the mode is the barista’s deliberate wrist twisting…..
Ford Motor Company Tells Me About Perseverance by Alexis Annunziata
They remind me: For over a hundred years we have been building for this country.