What can YOU say in six sentences?
When I finally told Mom my secret, about the thing (the only thing!) that made my arms and legs go and my brain think and my dreams dream, she couldn't have been more proud. Father wasn't so keen on it, but he figured it was all part of "doing our part", like my scrap drives and the hours I spent in Ms. Emma's garden pulling weeds. Father eventually acquiesced to my demand (and I really did demand to join the Civil Air Patrol.) To his credit, he never belted my backside for showing him my…Continue
Jose's bathroom mirror does not believe the lies Jose tells. Jose does not know that mirrors are infinite pools of truth-- there for the asking--but Jose would never ponder such a thing, because the only truth he needs is that he's stone, cold chiseled from black peaks and bears the perfect grin. "Slaya" he thinks, he winks, and ambles from the room. Jose's mirror refrains from telling him he will phase into the pale moon of his father. Jose's mirror overhears singing in the next room and…Continue
my heart accelerated with the throttle as i pointed my wheels to the hole in the wall where Sanctuary comes to play. it was so good to see everyone finally, and what a gift--something badly needed--to be recognized, group-hugged, and have anyone glad i was there. they bring their children now (with ear plugs, we are responsible) and there are cupcakes on the tiny square tables all joined up to accommodate our camera bags and green bottles. (i wonder what the beer bottles talk about in…Continue