Scary Sacrifice

keeps me tiptoeing around Sadness and Shame like they are the mimes of minotaurs, bulls, bucking beasts to be grappled and ridden to tired completion.

Shortest Short Story for Writer’s Digest

Hot pink bounces hip to hip, shameless but for a passing boy. Old, blurry eyes shadowing her young curves go unnoticed.  Out of the game, he sets fire to the stands.