- about A Royal Wedding
Flash • Mix Tape
A Royal Wedding
"She grumbled to herself but went anyway. The cool water felt good in the heat of the afternoon, and she put on a frock. She couldn’t reach around to tie the ribbons in a nice bow so she left them dangling until her mother would notice and scold her."
- about Questions for the State Department
Flash • Our Bodies, Our Rights: Special Issue
Questions for the State Department
"The line went dead, and Gertrude slumped in her chair. She looked out the window, sighing. The leaves turned as the skies darkened over the Capitol."
- about Yellow Trains
"He says he ordered a kid’s meal to be just like you, but you aren’t old enough to understand. It still doesn’t completely sink in because you know there’s not a need to understand, only wanting to bask in the gloriousness of reliving the event."
- about Mother Redux
"I looked down into the black void beneath the bridge, and for a giddy moment, I felt weightless, like when a car goes too fast over a hill. My mother put me down, pulled my knitted cap snug over my ears, and asked, 'Can you find your way home?'"