Two Snow Maidens

I. The girls were not lesbians: they were really just friends. When they stayed in the same hotel, they tried to get a room with a big wide bed,…


Moments, Part 2

V. Two days later, Richard is still missing and I am almost losing hope of him being found. The curfew had been called off already and Isa had asked…


Just Easy

Milton Keynes, England. Today is your 18th birthday. Lasers and strobe lights lead you away from the pitch black freezing winter night as Christmas…


The Maggot Life

On Saturday morning, I wake up feeling just fine and surprisingly horny. I realize I’m not looking for anyone to love anymore: just someone to touch…


Phobias, Dreams, Visions

“So, that’s all for today, you did a great job, see you on Wednesday!” I say, and close Making Connections, the reading textbook. The LINC---Language…


The Cards You’re Dealt

“I think this gentleman is waiting, ladies,” the man said. I was caught a bit off-guard by this. I had been watching the bearded man read tarot cards…


Blood Play

One night, someone I matched on a dating app told me they intended to murder me if I met up with them, but I couldn’t have cared less. They came to…


The Books of Power

The year was 1891, and the Industrial Revolution was taking hold, with incredible advances in technology. Ada Lovelace Evans felt she might worry…


Moments, Part 1

I. “Hey, Jeanette, what do you think of Sudan?” I ask my friend of over twenty years. Jeanette raises her brows, like, “What was that again?” I give…


Scenes from PissEarth 2025

"Our Motto is DYSTOPIA NOW!" was scraped into the wall above the wire-strewn worktable. Every other wall in the room was covered in sound-absorbing…