Only You Farang Are So Easy to Come and Leave

No School, No Future, What I Want Cake For?

Oct 13, 2017
Madame X

Your mom took my hand there and then and prayed, ​Lord Jesus, please heal James of his homosexual desires.

Sep 22, 2017
Black Diamond

“I didn’t have to read the papers to know who he was.”

Sep 15, 2017

We knew the things the Yale boys said about us, as if we were zombies. Still, we sold them our drugs.

And on the Seventh Dave, Alexander Found the Deer King

“I haven’t been dating other people,” said Alexander. “Only Daves.”

Aug 04, 2017
The Maid, the Mother, the Snail, and I

Did you know that snail shells and the inner ear follow the same spiral? That is how we know the snails are listening.

Jul 28, 2017
Taco Night

“The thing I wonder about most is how did it happen, the thing that happened on Taco Night.”

Jul 14, 2017
Museum For Women Who Did Not Appear

“There is a difference between a choice and a wish. We were never asked what we wished for.”

Jun 02, 2017

“Buy milk. Pay bills. Sever arm. Water fern.”

May 19, 2017
Never Quiet Again

“It’s not that we don’t remember what it was like before the sound. If you asked us, we could tell you.”

May 12, 2017
There Are Worse Things Than Money

“Don’t get pimply before a trial. It’s a sign of stress. They’ll think you’re lying.”

Apr 28, 2017

There is no cat in this house. We would know. We live here.

Apr 07, 2017
From the Abuse Survivor’s Workbook

“I do not tell him that sometimes when he touches my breasts I feel very sad.”

Mar 10, 2017
Phone Call From Hell

“We want you to write something for our anthology, the Malignant One explained.”

Mar 03, 2017
The Agoraphobe’s House

She drank a bottle of poison. It must have been household cleaner. His poem doesn’t specify.

Feb 24, 2017
All the Ways He Won’t Die

“Someday he’ll meet a fate I didn’t think of, and that will be my fault, too.”

Feb 17, 2017
Someone Like Sue

“We called the paper to place an ad asking if anyone had lost a wallet, an earring, and a cash wad.”

Feb 09, 2017
Past the EconoLodge

“Don’t you get it? I don’t have to stay anywhere.”

Feb 02, 2017

“Life was a vigil and you had to know the precedents.”

Jan 26, 2017
Train Wreck While Fleeing

Everything seemed like a metaphor, as if I was a teenager or a poet.

Jan 20, 2017