April 1st, 2009

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365 Tomorrows: Body-Death

My story, "Body-Death" is live today on 365 Tomorrows. Here is a excerpt:


Was it the crisp hard skin of an apple that hurt her teeth? The texture of sand beneath her feet, soft in summer and rough when bound with winter ice? Or was it the smell of autumn, all bones and fire? I lost my mother to these things; the texture of a quilt, the size of the moon, the dust in a sunbeam.

Read the rest here: http://www.365tomorrows.com/04/01/body-death/