- about The Dead Bird
The Dead Bird
"As kids we loved bird-watching at the lake. Every fluttery movement was full of joy: a delight to behold. But there was neither joy nor delight in the dead bird we found by the side of the road. Suddenly, no one could stomach bird-watching."
- about Meeting Mrs. Dalloway
Meeting Mrs. Dalloway
"It was the woman by the window who made her stay - the woman who, by chance, or perhaps something else entirely, was sitting perfectly still, and perfectly framed between the ever disappearing ribbons of steam."
- 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."Ends in: 0 days
- 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."Ends in: 0 days
- 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."