account_circle by Thomas Andes
Tom Andes' poetry, fiction, and criticism has recently or will soon appear in Bateau, Xavier Review, and the Rumpus, among other publications. He lives in Oakland, California.



Issue No. 175 ~ December, 2011

“Who’s ready for dessert?” she calls as she barges through the saloon doors with five glasses on a tray, oblivious to the scarlet flush that tips her daughter’s ears.