Flash Fiction

The Journal

“I haven’t seen you, even though you are here every day.” Mother purses her lips.  “How’s school?” Father furrows his brow.  Blue eyes stare from under a gray hoodie in the direction of Mother, then to Father and back to the green beans. A fork pushes aside the meatloaf.  “May I be excused?”  “Are you on drugs?” Mother locks a stare on father’s face as if to tractor beam the words out […]