Lit

    I. There was no one to kiss your mouthful of yeses, so you drank too much rum and slept in the tub. II. There was something...

You may not believe me, but I was put on this earth to save broken boys.  It all started when I was eleven years...

Figment.com is an amazing site "where writers write, meet, create, share, and connect," and each week Figment features one of their members. The "Featured Fig" is interviewed, and five...

Once a boy wanted to see my soul, but he never tried asking me to show him. He looked at my eyes like they really were...

"I’m bored, Mom." My twelve-year-old daughter, Mita, spat out the words. I knew this was a prelude to the next question, and it came...

Cats had short life spans in our house.Not soft deaths, but loud accidents, splayed across our driveway. When the garage door strangled our tabby, my mother left the house. Returned with...

I walk into the hospital playroom, it’s the first time I’ve seen my sister since… She’s playing with Barbie, looks up and sees me-- she actually smiles. I’m afraid...

Figment.com is an amazing site "where writers write, meet, create, share, and connect," and each week Figment features one of their members. The "Featured Fig" is interviewed, and...

Her nightstand has piles of notebooks that she has filled with lists: of presents she might send him while he’s at Wittenberg, of who would be invited to the...

Hey, Germs!  Camp NaNoWriMo is finished!  If any of you were participating, I hope you completed your goal.  I finished with a few hours...