account_circle by Amy Stein
Amy Stein has short stories published in Green Hills Literary Lantern and The Write Place at The Write Time. She is currently working on a middle grade book series and a short story collection, entitled “The Ties That Bind."


Airplane Silence

Issue No. 222 ~ November, 2015

“First world problems kiddo,” Dad teases when I complain about my braces as we pull into the school driveway one morning. “I bet Marilyn Monroe had braces at sixteen too. She had the most perfect teeth.” He puts his convertible in park, then squeezes my …