Maroon

Night fill at the supermarket. The tall one whispers into her ear. Pete has worked here since he left high school.  She giggles. The whisperer continues. She leans in to hear it. 

Water

The sun shimmers in the bamboo and dappled light falls through, staining Fred’s face different shades of gold in the morning. He wanders up the long driveway to check the rainwater tank. The tank blocks ...

Thursday

Thursday night football training; bright lights illuminate the cool grass. Colin knows the feeling of those grass blades pointing into his flesh, sticking into his skin. They’re sharp and they slice the fragile layer of ...