Under The Wolf’s Bonnet

In this Think-Like-A-Man world, this Fault-in-our-Stars universe, it embarrasses me to say that I am…

The Bean

I thought of it as punishment, had I been walking the right path I wouldn’t…

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“Land of Milk and Glory”

The parents had been seduced by the impalpable sanctuary of a promise. They had been…

“All The Things I Should Have Said”

I email him and tell him that I want to see him. I send it…

Lemon Bitter Toxic

The knocks were startling in part because we’re jumpy by nature, but mainly because anyone…

Dr. Tubman: The Universe Sent Me a Black Woman Therapist

I sat on the couch of a woman who decorates her office to make it feel like a home outside your own. She has locs dipped in watercolors. She has a favorite…

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“The Intersection”

“Curse this damned place. I don’t want anything to do with here.” Holson, my best childhood friend, slammed the door and headed off on foot to the nearest mechanic. He just wants…



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The Solomon family car is small and green and was bought from a used lot seventeen years ago. It is not equipped for long drives. So the Solomons walked, or biked, or…

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