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Kiss Me in the Rain by Sandy Parsons

Kiss Me in the Rain by Sandy Parsons

My splashbike squelches as it leaves the concrete. I’m airborne, wet hair flailing, stinging my cheeks. I love this part, the almost not-quite making it to the other side. But despite the constant shifting rain I hit a cantilever. My splashbike bobbles, the specially designed tread of the tires defying gravity until I’ve got enoughRead more about Kiss Me in the Rain by Sandy Parsons[…]

FIVE CANDLES FOR THE APOCALYPSE by Michelle Muenzler

FIVE CANDLES FOR THE APOCALYPSE by Michelle Muenzler

FIVE CANDLES FOR THE APOCALYPSE by Michelle Muenzler   The first candle is the biggest—it’s from when we met, don’t you remember? Everything was still Christmas and pumpkin spice despite the news, and we found ourselves reaching for the last unscented candle on the shelf…and when our hands bumped, we both apologized at the sameRead more about FIVE CANDLES FOR THE APOCALYPSE by Michelle Muenzler[…]

The Lights of Wonderland by Rebecca Birch

The Lights of Wonderland by Rebecca Birch

The Lights of Wonderland by Rebecca Birch It’s never truly dark here on Rigel Five, or Wonderland, as Alison and I re-christened it upon making landfall. Nighttime is a heavy blue blanket softened by the bioluminescent fungus forest, its mushroom caps gleaming rose, periwinkle, and violet. We wandered among the thick blue stalks, swathed inRead more about The Lights of Wonderland by Rebecca Birch[…]