The Definition

I was sitting on my cousin Emily’s road rug, imagining myself as a teeny tiny person, walking along the sidewalk in this town from the school to the mall, when Emily asked me, “Lexi, do you know what sex means?” I shuddered at the sound of the word said out loud. As the younger sister…

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The Midsummer Night

"You know, I still have to return your snowpants," I texted Seth Grady at 11 o'clock on a Sunday night. I had just gotten home from a tumultuous birthday weekend away, and I was throwing my damp clothes in my hamper when I noticed the bag of snowpants tossed in the back of my closet.…

The Last Pizza Cone

I made an important decision after experiencing a traumatic event. The event was sudden and unexpected. It occurred on an evening that my best friend, Cynthia, and I had gotten all dressed up for a commemorative affair. Our plans included eating pizza cones before heading to a local bar for their infamous Monday night karaoke.…