True Believers

The mic was on and the producer began the countdown, “5…4…” Xoen nodded to indicate he was ready, “2…1…” the producer pointed to him and mouthed “We’re live!” Xoen took a quick breath, leaned into the mic, and began in his well practiced tone. “Hey out there all you True Believers! It’s just after darkContinue reading “True Believers”

When the Sky Falls

“None of it matters!” she screamed, filling my tiny attic bedroom with her frantic voice. Instinct told me to shush her so as not to disturb my family in the house below, but I refrained. Today was not any other day. Spreading her thin arms wide, and her face contorting with anger, she yelled “Don’tContinue reading “When the Sky Falls”