Mud hardens on my combat boots as I step behind my sister through the sickle of woods dividing her property from her neighbors. The son of the previous owners, born intellectually disabled and fond of motors, rode a four-wheeler across this pathway several times a day. Since he moved with his parents to Tampa for their retirement, however, the path has atrophied. It has invited … [Read more...]
About Melissa Wiley
Melissa Wiley is the author of Antlers in Space and Other Common Phenomena, forthcoming from Split Lip Press. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in places like DIAGRAM, Juked, Drunken Boat, PANK, and Queen Mob's Tea House. She serves as assistant editor of Sundog Lit, and you can follow her on Twitter @HeyMelissaWiley.