Replacement Parts

Replacement Parts

They smiled at her, like parents watching their second child’s first steps. They loved her curiosity, the way she clenched her new fingers (metal) and curved her new torso (carbon fiber).  But they wouldn’t look at her face. She wanted them to, so they...

A Blue Moon

The sweat stains on the back of Myra’s shirt looked like wings. She sat at the top of the  Needle, wiggling her feet off the edge of the platform. Her father used to bring her up here, so they could watch the ships go in and out of the Grooves. Sometimes they would...