My cramped fingers finally lose their hold on the porous rock. My heart hurdles into my throat. I gasp, arms pin-wheeling, flailing….
Each boom outside makes the dishes in the china cabinet tremble. A car alarm down the street starts shrieking in rhythmic bursts….
When I die, I want to die peacefully in my sleep. I’d like to be in the arms of a […]
My mother never cursed. Not a single swear word. In fifth grade, I heard a kid got detention for saying […]