The Worry Curse, Part Twenty-One

Laina scanned the lavender ribbon of sky between the buildings. How long had she been in Simmy’s shop? The mechanical...

Happy Easter

The Last Supper, also known as Maundy Thursday:   “When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles reclined at the...

The Worry Curse, Part Twenty

Simmy curled his long-nailed fingers around the chain at her neck. The fiery metal burned against her skin as he drew...

The Worry Curse, Part Nineteen

The echo of Laina’s steps grew louder as she ventured farther into the alley. The chill intensified, as did smells...

The Worry Curse, Part Eighteen

The bus wheeze-squeaked its departure as soon as Laina’s boot heel hit the curb. Graffiti tattooed the dingy bodies of...