My latest essay, "Blur," appears in the latest issue of Riverteeth, out of Ashland, Oregon, alongside writing by literary luminaries Andre Dubus III, Brenda Miller, and more.
Those shoes danced so good. And she liked the color white. All the other girls would be wearing black, red, fluorescent pink, lime green. Sometimes purple. Turquoise, even. So there was a strange perversity to the color white in the darkness of those clubs. It kept her safe, even special, somehow.
White is the color of something untouched.
For a preview of the issue, please visit: http://www.riverteethjournal.com/blog/2017/04/06/river-teeth-journal-issue-182
To order a copy of the journal (instead of a subscription) go to the "Ordering Back Issues" page of the River Teeth site and select volume 18.2 from the drop down list. http://www.riverteethjournal.com/journal/ordering-back-issues
It's also available at the KINDLE store -- a less expensive option at $3.99. http://www.riverteethjournal.com/journal/river-teeth-on-kindle