Grandma makes egg mcmuffins
and lets us watch R-rated movies.
SINGLE MOMS HAVE COZY APARTMENTS BY SE DIAMOND 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 99
Since Jennifer’s mom is a biker and goes out a lot, Jennifer usually stays at her grandmother’s house where she can have a more stable childhood. I love sleeping over there because her grandma makes egg mcmuffins and lets us watch R-rated movies.
I am but working hard to feel alive.
VAGABOND HEART BY MARYANNE CHRISANT 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 99
Alone in a cold train station, going where? Do you know?
I wondered if Dreadlocks would recognize the trap.
AUTO-FLASHES BY PETER STINE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 99
As the game moved along both of us chucked our chess-book tactics for bare-knuckle combat. He played with an erratic, intuitive intelligence. “Mothafuck!” he cried out.
I keep my head down.
EVERY MINUTE, EVERY HOUR BY EVAN LITTLE 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 99
I fight off the negative thoughts. But we keep going right? Through the nightmares, the fake smiles and laughs, we keep going, because the alternative is just letting them win.