at HLR: from Alt Vices by Michelle Dove

by Jen Tynes

Today at Horse Less Review, an excerpt from Alt Vices by Michelle Dove!

When I am confident and able to communicate the need for communication lessens. And won’t who listens listen? I stutter before handing someone a kite who hates the nip of the wind. Tendencies for contextual agreement jeopardize our group interactions. Most days I can compose a meaningful story or write a factual report. But who’s determining fulfillment? My greatest flaw is that I’m no longer anxious when checking the mail. (read more)