Delicate Tornado Part Ten: Big Trouble

Chapter Ten: Big Trouble I moved in with John in Phoenix, saying goodbye to Reno and all the wild fun I had there. Things were going great between John and me. In fact, I was six months pregnant with our first child! The sex has been amazing, and my insatiable man probably enjoyed it evenContinue reading “Delicate Tornado Part Ten: Big Trouble”

Delicate Tornado Part Nine: Getting Serious

Getting Serious Fate will not and cannot be denied, that’s why you learn to take the good with the bad. And most of it is good. Really really good. You just have to let it happen. After the incident with the sheriff, I decided to focus all my energy into getting my real estate licenseContinue reading “Delicate Tornado Part Nine: Getting Serious”

Delicate Tornado Part Eight: Long Arm of the Law

Long Arm of the Law There can be so much kindness in strangers, such undeserved kindness, that it sends you sailing back on course, rescuing you from terrible jaws, before it truly is too late to turn back. Some people call them angels. Connie and I were having a blast in Reno, playing our littleContinue reading “Delicate Tornado Part Eight: Long Arm of the Law”

Announcing Ghost Echoes Poems by Francis David

GHOST ECHOES And here we are still Touching, still embraced. What is pleasure? What is pain? Are they the same to you And me? Dear Asha, what lengths Do you drive to in order to Meet me here in this cross- Over place? I’m short of breath just Getting this far – and all MyContinue reading “Announcing Ghost Echoes Poems by Francis David”

Anything Goes [Story] by Oleg Razumovsky

One day I sat with Natasha near her house, eating the cakes she gave me. Her parents hated me. They thought that I was useless scum. Even her Father, a pathetic drunk, despised me. But Natasha sorta loved me and sometimes brought some food from home. And even bought booze, if she managed to stealContinue reading “Anything Goes [Story] by Oleg Razumovsky”

Announcing Smoke Show by Sophia Valera Heinecke with Illustrations by Clara Lenore James

Here’s a sample poem from Sophia’s upcoming Sleep Hazzard Press release Smoke Show: Homecoming I never went to homecoming.No dances, no dresses.Never for me. Just not. Homecoming tonight:The house was so warm, and glowing.I took the keys. Pearl had a bag to bring in. Right to the showerPast all mirrors.I will not be exposed to myContinue reading “Announcing Smoke Show by Sophia Valera Heinecke with Illustrations by Clara Lenore James”