The leaves had only just begun to turn with November’s abrupt arrival, but a Christmas tree already glowed silver and gold in her sister’s living room window, twelve floors up. Blood red balls glinted in the dying light of the afternoon and, in place of a star, hung a familiar angel. Their angel. Sarah suckedContinue reading “Sisters”


Streetlights passed overhead in metronomic rhythm—one, two, three, four—illuminating black upholstery—five, six, seven, eight—and white knuckles perched at the steering wheel’s upper crest—nine, ten, eleven, twelve… Still, no matter what proof assured her she did move, Jamie felt no closer. It had been so long since she’d last visited Alice at home that the memory of everyContinue reading “Claws”