prose

Reconnecting

It has been a while since I have seen my uncle. I’m hesitant to contact him because I feel less respectable, less worthy of his…


Pilaka Colaka

The bar is packed. Everyone laughs while they nurse their beers and down their shots. The bartender is on duty, attending only to the drink…


Life of Rye

It was a weird Thanksgiving. I peeled out of the driveway of my mother’s house in a LeBaron that she would never drive again. The…


Looking Out

“Can you please just get out of my way?” Melissa demanded. “Seriously, what the hell?” Amy objected as Melissa’s elbow dug into her ribs, jostling…