The Field

Caren Lee Brenman

I kept my father’s ashes in a drawer
where I kept scarves, belts and Xanax.

Igloo

Jana Llewellyn

My brother killed himself one Saturday morning, just to spite my mother.

The Rest of the World

Adam Schwartz

One day, after work, I got off the elevator and I could see, way down at the other end, the little girl who lived across the hall, sitting on the floor, locked out, again.