My little sister sits on the bed paging through a glossy magazine full of shiny pink lips. “You’re not really going to go see him, are you?” she asks. POCKETS FULL OF PROMISES BY BLUE KIRKPATRICK 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 90 He hasn’t texted me all day. My hand trembles as I a…
We both loved the classics, especially black and white ones. Her grandfather was a cinematographer back in the late 40s. He taught her to appreciate li…
I tell him, thank you, but I’m thinking he was working on a mid-life crisis before he even graduated. Welcome to my world, I say, and I read this: And …
The sex used to be good but that night they just lay there not talking. In the cramped bedroom at the top of the house with its depressing old furnitur…
Each of the projects I have completed recently has been more successful than the previous one. Each failure, however, has been more painful than the pr…
Mommy I have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and the reason I have this is due to the sexual abuse I suffered as a child. UNKNOWN BY…
“Goddammit, Olivia! Don’t you realize that I love you more than anything in this world? Don’t you know that I would die for you?” UNDER THE BLUE MOON B…
I watch as she sips her wine and laughs. I watch her flirt, tossing her blonde hair off her shoulder. She is having the time of her life. LIVING THE DR…
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