Issue 9.2 Fiction

E. E. King, “Sweet Cherries”


by David Gillette

“She wanted to step in between them and spread her arms through the slick fabric of their suits, cutting her fingers on their sharp silver ties, nestling her hands between their bones. She wanted to grab hold and not let go.”


by J. B. Polk

“It may sound crazy, but as I rack my brains, a ticking sound goes off in my head. Click…click…click. Three sounds that resemble the crackling of a live wire touching water.”

Planet Nine

by Samantha Steiner

“Sometimes, you leave your house without locking the door. Sometimes, even though you are outside, you are still inside. When this happens, you are no longer trapped. You are lost.”