Fiction/Prose

Body

She leaves the house in the morning, surrounded by the completeness, the simple fullness of summer. And everything is as it should be; the dependable sound of her shoes hitting the path into the woods, the deliberate crunching of stones and dirt underfoot, correspond perfectly to the tightening of the muscles in her legs as she … Continue reading

Fiction/Prose

As The Ocean

She walks purposefully over the beach, sand between her toes, the breeze playing in her hair, goosebumps rising on her arms. She stops at the water’s edge and the waves lap lazily over her feet. Somewhere between the skin of her ankle and the crackling synapses in her brain, the message that the water is … Continue reading