southern fiction

Struck

My mama has been hit by lightning, so my tore-up leg holds little interest to her. “Go wash,” is all she says when I…

The Current Between Us

We had been to a specialist that morning with our daughter, Penny, who had started sleepwalking at six years old. Winn and I were…

Lifted Up

Arbor switches off the TV, throws the remote onto the coffee table with a thud. She can’t watch one more minute of Miranda Lambert…