Catherynne M Valente
Year of publication: 2018
Catherynne M. Valente THE FUTURE IS BLUE The Future is Blue 1. NIHILIST MY NAME IS Tetley Abednego and I am the most hated girl in Garbagetown. I am nineteen years old. I live alone in Candle Hole, where I was born, and have no friends except for a deformed gannet bird Ive named Grape Crush and a motherless elephant seal cub Ive named Big Bargains, and also the hibiscus flower that has recently decided to grow out of my roof, but I havent named it anything yet. I love encyclopedias, a cassette I ...
Keywords: Collection Fairies Horror Humor
Year of publication: 0
All That Glows by Ryan Graudin To my mom and dad, who showed me that true love is possible, if you fight for it. Loves not Times fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickles compass come Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. William Shakespeare, Sonnet 116 One The sickness hits even before I reach the outskirts of London. A slow-burning nausea descends on my gut and claws through the intestines of my human form. I kneel by the ...