Published by Bull+Cross, Issue 23, February 2019 and reprinted in The Gathering, WWS Anthology, November 2021. (https://www.amazon.com/Gathering-Women-Who-Submit-Anthology/dp/173324154X)
Published in the Inaugural Issue of The Hong Kong Review, Volume I, Issue 1, January 2019 (https://www.hongkongreview.co/vol-i-no-1)
Celeste sat on the concrete stairs of the station. She was a little shaky; she didn’t dare try to stand. A minute ago, she was lying prone, the sharp edges of the steps digging into her head, back, hips and legs. There’d be nasty green and purple bruises tomorrow, she realized, but that was the least of her concerns.
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Published by The Drabble, November 2018. Click on link to read the story.