THE BLIND ASSASSIN by Margaret Atwood was the last book I started in 2012 and the first I finished in 2013. The author has the kind of multifaceted talent that makes you sigh with equal parts delight and despair. She manages to weave meaning and wisdom and heartbreak into every lyrical [...]
Written for Trifecta.
Wind swept through a dusty town bringing news of victory, lifting the women’s skirts and blowing sand into the children’s eyes. People coughed as they cheered. Peace at last.
But it wasn’t peaceful in the home of the five children who rode around the neighborhood on rusty bicycles, posting blurry photographs [...]
Fiction written for Trifecta.
It wasn’t the first time she’d woken in unfamiliar surroundings. But it was the worst. Wind screaming, ground fertile, darkness stabbing her naked body like glass erupting into the eyes. As alone as a man drifting in space.