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Narrative 10
Favorite character? What a question. It’s like choosing a favorite child.
Story of the Week
“The kiels take extra time, but then you know your meats. Questions?”
Maybe this was one thing in his life he had done right, or so he hoped.
Story of the Week
Pigeons are born knowing where they belong, with whom they belong.
Poem of the Week
She already knew that deafening silence of a call gone unanswered.
Poem of the Week
You’ve trained me well in the art of intimate distance. It’s not been easy.
Poem of the Week
She can go to Bible study every Sunday and swear she’s still not convinced.
Sixty-year-old veins look like giant roots breaking through earth’s skin.
Poem of the Week
It began last spring / Flowers blooming like crazy / No balm to our fear
Snow on blue roof tiles—sleeping village awakened by waves.