Fiction Friday: Lust

“I NEED SOME WATER!” She yelled in his ear, flinching as he winced. “ARE YOU SURE?” He shouted back with equal force. For some reason, in the dark, red lit club, this made her laugh. She nodded in assurance, and leaned against the wall as he made his way to the bar. He ran off […]

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Fiction Friday: Big and Tiny

Big and Tiny Word Count: 1,580 Content Warning: Violence/Abuse, Racial Slurs Related Works: N/A I ran into the bathroom and locked the door behind me, leaning against it as I slid to the floor. “I just want you to get the fuck out, don’t be a nigger about it!” I flinched in spite of myself […]

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Fiction Friday: Bumps

Bumps Word Count: 1,841 CW: Drug use Related works: N/A I woke up to the sound of my phone buzzing beneath my pillow, a sensation as though I had personally picked a plantation worth of cotton with my mouth, and the distinct feeling that I might never be happy again. I groaned and slid out […]

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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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