The Gusog Warrior by Nina Gibson “I know who tried to kill me. I just don’t know why.” Book One available for purchase on Amazon
Paroled by Lisa Croce “Eyes darting around the yard, some look more comfortable than others, like they’ve been here before, while others have that stink of fear I recognize on them, a stink I can smell across the yard.” Published July 9, 2020 in Obelus Journal.
Don’t Fight with Crazy by Tracey Simmons “The room felt electric with smiled glances, loud murmuring laughter, and conversations of people catching up. In between the smell of burnt coffee and cigarettes, ammonia whiffed through the room, because the janitor had just finished up as we were coming in.” Published August 3, 2020 in Reclamation Magazine. Feature illustration by Yazmin Butcher.
sen•ti•ence sĕn′shəns, -shē-əns, -tē-əns► n. The quality or state of being sentient; consciousness. n. Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought. n. Sentient character or state; the faculty of sense; feeling; consciousness.