New Beginnings

“Brianna Bells, age 15, freshman at Carter High.” I nodded. That was me. That was already a known fact between the two of us, so why did she have to repeat it? Like she had an entire file on me. Like they do at the doctors. Like she had many other appointments today. I hadn’t [...]

Story Cubes #1-The Box

The Box Janice, age 14, tossed herself onto the soft brown couch, leaned into a floral pillow in the corner, and watched as her little 11-year-old sister, Emily, lay on the carpet, organized her polished abacus to solve a problem. Janice rolled her eyes. What a bore, she thought. Janice reached out for the T.V. [...]