(Woman-with-Sign)

Hollie Box (Woman-with-Sign) January 5, 2017 My house empty, I mash the volume button on my beaten-up BOSE past 60, like a convertible driving teenager. Only I’m not trying to look cool; I’m standing in my underwear, hoping to hear talk radio over the shower. Stepping face-first toward the nozzle, high-pressure streams prick my face … Continue reading (Woman-with-Sign)

Time Inside a Troubled Room

Laurie Blauner Time Inside a Troubled Room I was looking for someone who understood, someone who took their time. Instead of bursts of light and noise talking directly to the brain, screeching colors, tasting of chocolate, the odor of lemons, sound of people speaking over one another, the touch of glass, plastic. We are sensory … Continue reading Time Inside a Troubled Room

THE FUN RIDE

BY REBECCA EPSTEIN The house where I grow up is an expansive split-level with slippery wooden staircases and rooms that seem too large and too chilly. The house is built on what was once the inner slope of a ravine, now a steep street that winds back and forth and downwards in the same places … Continue reading THE FUN RIDE