in a dark house that belongs to none of us, my two friends insist they need me to go get alcohol for them because i have my ID and they don’t. in a iiving room packed with random crap.  my sister is there.  we are wearing gowns that mean we’re in the past again.  she’s […]

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 classroom loft.  i’m 14 or 15, stuck in some kind of mystery school detention center.  i put my money down carefully on the desk but the bills are picked up by a draft and go over the edge.  I stare down and see that they made it outside and landed next to the […]

They tell me Alenia is dead.  That she killed herself.  I don’t believe them.  No way. And how would they even know? So I call her.  She answers. I knew I was right.  I tell her that people are saying she’s dead and she tells me it’s true.  No.  No you can’t be.  That’s crazy, […]