The Field

Caren Lee Brenman

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


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.