Fiction (Friday): My Friend Goo

The lights from the street below my new apartment filtered in through windows that still had no curtains- I had forgotten them on my trip to IKEA earlier that day. My cousins must have reminded me a dozen times, and yet I still forgot. Useless. I curled up on my small bed, childhood stuffed animal […]

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Fiction Friday: Kinetic

My contribution to Black History Month is late, but of course it had to be, because I had to live the whole month to know what I wanted to say. ***************** What is kinetic energy? I can see it, rippling through a form made of muscle, bone, fat, sinew, blood, water. A beautiful form of […]

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Fiction Friday: Pride

All I want is to know the girl who shivered when I kissed her scars, yet was still so eager to impress me. And she did. She so easily impressed someone who is not easily impressed. Someone who was secure enough to drink at a bar, alone, was brought to ashes and rubble with a […]

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Fiction Friday: Direction

The needle in her compass spun around and around in her hand, the same way it had all night. She was trying to follow it somewhere, anywhere, but the more she asked for guidance, the more useless it seemed to become. It was the coldest day on record in years, almost a decade, in a […]

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Fiction Friday: Girl, Abbreviated

Girl, Abbreviated Word Count: 958 CW: N/A Related works: N/A   “Not everyone understands art. Not everyone needs to. But everyone foolishly thinks, if they just found the right words, they could. Just place the painting on a white wall in a large hall, and give them a pen and a pad.”  -Hester, Within the […]

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Fiction Friday: Mirror, Mirror

Mirror Mirror Word Count: 599 CW: Mild violence Related works: N/A   She damn near twisted her ankle walking up the wooden steps in high heels after a full bottle of wine (and carrying a few more bottles of not-wine), but she felt it was worth it when he opened the door. “Oh. Hey.” He […]

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Fiction Friday: Pause

Pause Word Count: 333 CW: N/A Related works: Skip I keep not thinking about you, you know. As in, I am intentionally never thinking of you. I am never writing anymore, because anything I finished that was worth a read is full of you. And remember- I am choosing not to think of you. I […]

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Fiction Friday: Nightmare

Nightmare Word Count: 310 CW: Gore Related works: N/A   “I had another fucking one. I was going to see her. Her. You know. She was at a treatment center in a large mansion. I was wearing the outfit they cut to bits, and my fall jacket. I brought flowers. They didn’t want me to […]

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