"Like they know / a newsworthy name for wind. / Like they’d bellow..."
Drew Piston lives on Vashon Island with his girlfriend, Ellen. He spends his time writing, reading, coding, and playing music.
"Emmaline tasted the inside of her mouth and thought of fire—in the grate, flickering on a match, billowing beneath rocket ships, blazing in the sky..."
"...saw the pause / in his cornea, / to distribute the right fact / to your audience. you breathe / through, spindle / the throat’s wire, / release the tongue spark."
Trista Hurley-Waxali writes weird short stories and is working on her novel, At This Juncture.