“Tell Me When It Starts to Hurt” by Kelly Fordon

Kelly Fordon TELL ME WHEN IT STARTS TO HURT The husband and wife rented one of those videos. The wife was up for it, never having seen one. At the time, she believed that a person should try everything once. … Continue reading

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“Boob Job” by Kim Dower

Kim Dower BOOB JOB Trying on clothes in the backroom of Loehmann’s, a stranger invites me to feel her breasts, a stranger trying on dresses that don’t fit and I can see her breasts are larger than they want to … Continue reading

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“Rope” by Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes ROPE To hold our lives together on the cart before the slow march after midnight along back-roads, blind-driving, the scent of the exhaust making us drowsy, every shadow in the fields a threat of sorts; we use rope … Continue reading

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