Tag Archives: Jen Knox

Getting There

Tonya relaxed in a chair, stared at the fading orange and black tattoo on her ankle. It was poorly done with too-thick lines, and people often thought it was a bee, not a butterfly. She had made this appointment to … Continue reading

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Nothing

Another rattle arrives with each new skin. We called him Rattle because he spent a summer somewhere in Arizona catching and saddling rattlesnakes with tracking devices. He said that each snake maintains a territory of about five miles and they … Continue reading

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Rita Forgives the World

Her collection of flesh-colored liquids in squishy tubes and small glass bottles is now a pile in a pink wastebasket that will be emptied by someone else. She looks in the mirror for a long time, fights the urge to … Continue reading

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