The TiltMN fiction archives

The TiltMN fiction archives & stories from writers local and beyond

When the world becomes water

When the world becomes water

Water is not something you can hold onto. It’s not something you can grasp, or something you can stand or build a house on. But you can float, swim, boat, ride waves like California and Florida and Hawaii.

Not for sale

Not for sale

Gogo was raised by her uncle after her mother died and her father left for Africa. She always said that she could dissolve into a glass of water when he yelled for peace and quiet.

The cruelty of children

The cruelty of children

There are those who say that cruelty is learned, and not inherent – the result of trauma and abuse. Freud’s view was that it occurs naturally, based in biology and psychology and a part of human nature.