Breakdown by Transforming Sarah

Topic: Communication Sitting across the couch from me, I can feel his energy. I can almost see the words flying across his mind, even in the dead pan silence of the room. Moments ago, there was no silence. There was screaming and yelling and huffing and puffing. Our breathing is heavy from the exertion. “I’m. … Continue reading

Two Peas in a Pod by Nucking Futs Mama

Topic: Love Whenever people ask me if my twins get along, I answer by saying that they’re the best of friends and the worst of enemies. As with all siblings, one minute they can be playing as peacefully as Buddha with a butterfly, and the next, they can be going at each other like a … Continue reading

The Love of an Aunt by Jen Hurowitz

Topic: Love I always knew my aunt loved me. It was a requirement, after all. Her sister had a baby and she showed the appropriate response. But upon our meeting and mutual love, the role of aunt reached another level. Have you ever had a favorite relative? If you have, I’m sure you felt guilty. … Continue reading

The Emergence of Daddy’s Little Girl by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Love Before I became a father, I had often observed that male friends of mine with daughters seemed to have that special relationship with their little girl that was somehow different—a relationship that is hard to describe, but one that is instantly recognizable as unique and beautiful. Their daughters were clearly Daddy’s Little Girls. … Continue reading

Resist by Alexandra White

Topic: Love We keep our art supplies by the kitchen table on an old pale-pink metal cart with wheels that I bought at a thrift store years ago. The cart was likely meant for serving cocktails or nicely arranged hors d’oeuvres to adults, which shows how far away our life has diverged from that time … Continue reading

Sudden Death Overtime by Brown Road Chronicles

Topic – Intentions vs. Goals. Color Guy:  Well, here we go fans… this is it… it’s a nail biter here as we start this sudden death overtime period… still no goals scored in this one.  TEAM WARNER needs to get one here to stay in this series.  But TEAM HINDRANCE is putting on a phenomenal defensive performance… I … Continue reading