German threw the kids into his white truck and started it. He grabbed the half-full bottle resting on the middle hump of the floorboard, put it between his legs, and drove off down their block. They rode easily, heading...
KRISTINE ESSER SLENTZ is originally from northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area, or what’s lovingly called “The Region.” Kristine is a Purdue University alum who studied English literature and creative writing. Currently, Kristine is earning her MFA in creative wr...
She had asked for a slow song to dance to
and so, she swayed before us
unsure of how to move
she could not stomp and spin
she could not pop and lock
she could only rock gently
her arms swinging slowly by her side