Every year, the same traditions, the same memories binding us together. There are those who think of them as a mud that weighs down our feet, keeps us from moving. […]
“Dunno what it is about Christmas,” she said, looking down at her empty hands. Chipped nails fiddle with the fraying edges of her cheap fingerless gloves. “Sometimes I duck into […]
Freezing dark water from icy heavens, heavy: tears of the Fallen.
The anticipation of winter begins with an aching in the bones and is followed soon after by an aching far deeper. In the root of me, well below and beyond, […]
He walked off the plane, stumbled into the rental car checkout, dozed his way through the insanity of paperwork, and came to, somewhere on the highway, headed north. The blasted […]