Dear Jacqueline

By Amy Reece Dear Jacqueline, May I call you Jacqueline? Or would you prefer, Ms. Woodson? Either way, I find myself enchanted by your verse flowing into novels about a life I never lived Although our years align. I hear my father saying, You stay away from them. I hear my mother saying, We don’t … Continue reading Dear Jacqueline

A Timepiece Story

By Rosa Meronek The room is silent. She frowns as she steps into the foyer, turning to lock the deadbolt on the front door. The soft tick of the large clock on the wall echoes in the quiet. Tick. Tick. Tick. Her gaze falls on the dirty socks in the corner. The muddy shoes. She … Continue reading A Timepiece Story