Trees Guard The Sand

I'm sitting in a sinking boat, floating in a stagnant sea.  The water is brown and leafy.  Mosquitos swarm around my head and take the shape of clouds on the skyline.  The shore is almost out of sight.  Large green trees guard the sand. I don't remember what it was like standing there staring out … Continue reading Trees Guard The Sand

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My Babysitter’s Boyfriend

Author's Note: This story originally appeared in the 2004 Fall edition of The Normal Review, a Montclair State University student-run Literary Arts publication.  It appears here with minor (author-ized) edits. -------------------------------- I am 25 years old.  I live at home with my mother, my brother, and my sister.  My father moved out three years ago, … Continue reading My Babysitter’s Boyfriend