Originally written for Aborigen’s quarterly Size Riot contest: GrowthJuly 2018 Fainan thought climbing a mountain would be easier as a giant. But he wasn’t even properly gigantic yet, and he found himself stopping every ten minutes to gulp the frigid air and rest his sore, stretching body on the sloping earth. He would dig his… Read More Big Impression
Originally written for Aborigen’s quarterly Size Riot contest: GentleApril 2018 Even for a woman of her size, her grin was unusually wide this morning. Salena said not a word as her relatively small lover parked the Land Rover in the usual spot by the sea cliffs, hopped down the rocky slope out of the smudgy… Read More Salty
“Lie on my back Clouds are making way for me I’m coming home, sweet home” ―Darren Korb, “I’m Here” “It was their idea that I use the other name.” Alison had pressed herself hard against Tracy’s chest. Tracy turned off the lamp and laid with Alison on the bed. Tracy knew exactly who… Read More Release and Relapse: Chapter Two
“Wish I could forget and let the years go by Wish I could escape from my dreams of you.” ―Katzenjammer, “To the Sea” Alison Daily’s new housemate loomed on the threshold like a tree with no one to shade. “Oh,” said Alison, first stepping back, then, embarrassed by her timidity, forward. “Hello, Tracy.” “Hey,… Read More Release and Relapse: Chapter One
“There isn’t any real good reason for fighting except self-defense.” ―S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders Tracy was beginning to wonder if she and Loyce should have been taken to the hospital before their jail sentence. If, in fact, they should have received medical attention immediately after their arrest, or at least before the trial. Was… Read More Release and Relapse: Prologue
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