As the sun sets on Day 17, I realize that I am going to die. The island has provided me with the sustenance to last for over two weeks, with fruit-bearing trees and crops that have probably been here for decades. But this island, or something on it, has also taken five of my friends from me, … [Read More...]
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I’ll never forget the Easter of 1989. I was 7, a little red-cheeked girl overly confident of my cuteness in an eggshell-blue church dress, frills and bows included. The family Easter egg hunt was being held on an older relative’s farm. Ten dollars and a bag of candy was being offered as the … [Read More...]
You reach for me With nicotine fingers Charming my skin just a bit But I pull away In a puff of smoke Because your hands and mine never fit Your eyes flash Your nostrils flare And icicles hang from your breath Your banishment thrills me For staying with you Can only lead me to death … [Read More...]