Stories from
August, 2019

We overwatered plants. We fixed un-broken furniture. Ours was nothing spectacular: small things died in the effort.

Nicholas h Politan loves the man who whistles his dog back inside early each morning.

The day before my grandmother died, I believed in snow, in its ability to cover all that is unkind in this world if only for a single night.

Audra Coleman writes a little of this and a little of that in the mountains of North Carolina.

So many illusions died that day on the overpass. Looking down on the passing cars, he realized that UPS trucks aren’t brown on top.

Ben Roth teaches writing and philosophy at Harvard.