in my apartment that i have now, but it’s much larger and near the top of a skyscraper.  the lights flicker and we hear sirens.  it’s a tornado warning.  i look outside and see three funnels from the same cloud.  they’re spindly and far away.  i think we’re not in danger but then i seen […]

it’s the 19th century.  in our heavy cotton white night gowns i check my sister’s hair and see bugs in it.  if her hair has bugs, then mine does too.  i put her to bed and go look at myself in the mirror.  the lantern behind me makes the mirror dark.  i’m not at all […]

in a dark space.  finding the end of a rope on the dirty concrete.  following it through rooms until it led me to an 8 year old girl wearing a backpack and school clothes.  explaining that i’m going to take care of her.  that i know it’s a little weird because we’re different races, but […]

hannah’s nose fell off.  at first it was just loose, you could lift it up off her face like a hinged door.  but then one day i came home and it was just gone.  i looked around the house for it but couldn’t find it.  i went to see my dad and my uncle to […]

outside at a picnic table.  my sister and my mom are there.  we’re making food to feed the village and also working out a plan to feed them all the fastest.  we know that if we do not have a plan to feed everyone in a short amount of time that the man will get […]