Solar Power

Rebecca Nestor pulls us gently through dreams and reality, childhood and adulthood. As she comes to terms with a momentous move away from where she grew up and where she suffered abuse as a child, childhood sexual violence evolves into adult healing and strength. With...

No Seconds

A chance encounter leads to a reckoning with the past in “No Seconds” by RW Anton. When someone from years ago happens upon the main character in a hotel lobby, our protagonist is presented with a choice to either allow or deny past pain to reenter their life. Through...

What’s Happening?

A lack of consent is a betrayal of trust–especially from supposed friends–and it can alter not only one’s relationship with those people, but one’s whole self and life. An event like this leads to irreversible change, but writing about it in a...

Gashouse Eggs

In a response to our February prompt, a family breakfast tradition explores the tension within silence and an untold truth. Marema explores the contrast between the precise, familiar ease of making eggs for breakfast with the complicated unknowable experience of...