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Safe, Somewhere by Baird Harper

Safe, Somewhere by Baird Harper

Legend had it, if you left your truck running in the alley behind the Thunderbird Motel, laid a ten-dollar bill on the front desk, and asked the clerk for a cherry donut, a woman would appear and take you to her room.

Martha and Other Anomalies by Kerrin Piché Serna

Martha and Other Anomalies by Kerrin Piché Serna

The pineapple was flying! It paused at the pinnacle of its arc, weightless, and then began its descent—slow, sinking, faster, faster—finally landing with a thump into the tall grass beside the road.