Hindsight

Hindsight

The Daily Post Rocco had never felt more alone in his life. Surrounded by silence, there were no sounds aside from the ones he made himself. He’d only made them to ensure he wasn’t deaf. Rocco wondered about the altitude. Would he die of a heart attack on the way down? Perhaps he'd impale himself on [...]

The Bond

I was thrilled — no, ecstatic — when I learned I was pregnant with you. Each day I fell a little more in love as this tiny life grew and stirred inside me. I couldn’t wait for you to be born so I could finally meet you!  Yet, I feared losing the special bond that only [...]

Marnie’s Guts

Marnie’s Guts

It wasn’t the first time he’d given her a black eye, broken her ribs, or left a purple-hot bruise where no one could see. But by God, it was the last. “That’s it.” Marnie whispered, holding a dish towel to her bloodied chin. “I’m done.” “You ain’t goin’ no-damn-where,” he sneered. “You ain’t got the [...]