Before His Last Rehab Meeting in the Church Basement - Samantha Below


The dust scattered the sunlight making the day dim

Her father sat on the warped board that was nailed to the wall clutching the bottle containing the clear liquid

Her hair almost looks blond

he thought as he watched her run toward the end of the corridor only to turn around and come back like he had done before he lost sight of the light


Samantha is a junior in biochemistry. She was born and raised in southeastern Wisconsin. Sometimes she would walk in her garden and eat all the snap peas she could find.