Stories from
February, 2019

What if I, after three beers and two whiskeys, could view myself in a mirror and say with a straight face: “Your dreams came true!”

Jason Peck lives in Pittsburgh.

Couldn’t find Dad, so I asked Mom. “Which is better: Love or money?”
She sipped gin, unopened tonic beside her. “Depends on who’s paying.”

Austin Eichelberger just keeps writing.

She turned to me holding her bags. What she said I didn’t hear, but her eyes told me she’d stay another week.

Emma Longmire prefers water over tea.

Yesterday’s wedding night didn’t go well. I was a miserable boy, trying to be a man. Today I am a miserable man, dreaming to be a boy again.

Marcin Kozak writes from the woods.