account_circle by Robert Nordstrom
Robert Nordstrom is a semi-retired editor living in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, who stays busy writing poetry and fiction, and transporting precious cargo over Wisconsin backroads in a schoolbus. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee creative writing program, he has published fiction and poetry in various literary publications, including Paris Voices, Glass Review, Peninsula Pulse, Verse Wisconsin, Miller's Pond, Staccato Fiction, and Rosebud.



Issue No. 172 ~ September, 2011

He never has either but he doesn’t tell her that. He pulls his own bathing suit down and guides her hand. She just holds it. They look at each other, then quickly away, to their mothers at the top of the bluff.