Spring Day

“Two hands. One hand and one hand that looks like a book,” Evelyn explained to Gregory as candidly as she could. Because he was her little brother and was only five whereas she was six, she had to take pains to make sure he understood things like what their mother’s paintings meant. They lined the [...]

Kayla and The Ghost Crabs

“Here, take my jacket,” said Newton. Kayla sat motionless on the sand and said nothing. The crabs, too many to count, too small and delicate to fear scurried in a great sheet, a strange, rustling fabric across the tideless flat, which naked now glistened, rippled beneath the wind, moved in such a strange way by [...]

The Motorbike

“Try, try,” Jordan said as he opened the gate and his guest wheeled out the old motorbike. Clyde knew he didn’t have the heft to start it—it was one of those old kinds of motorbikes, one that needed three hundred pounds of kick, and then would only grudgingly come alive. Jordan smiled as Marcus winced [...]