Coming As We Were

Soaked in bleach for a trend, acid burning holes through jeans we flaunted faded tie-dye tees, once more vibrant and distinct. Insides burned like exploding suns, boys’ haircuts on nine year old girls! Curls chopped to our ears. It stings our eyes to hide those now forgotten shades of brown.  Some memories fade faster than […]

Recurrence

Sketchers pound erratically on uneven stairs that I take at top speed, flashing a jagged key, twisting an oval knob, heart racing past a pile of summer shoes. I bolt the door behind me and instantly remember a dream I had when my bedroom overlooked Broadway Street. I heard a creature snarling under the porch. […]