Walking Stick by Kelly Werrell

by Jen Tynes

New at HLR today: “Walking Stick” by Kelly Werrell! 

May dreams she’s on a fishing line and she’s being reeled in. She’s in the back of her backyard, along the fence, and her blue dress juts outward, like something’s pinched the front of it, by her belly, and lifted away. It’s a wire and a hook that’s got her dress, but she feels it in her body, too, like pressure. (read more)