The Water Tower by John Mantooth, short story book cover artwork

“The Water Tower” by John Mantooth

Jeremy has overheard his brother claiming there’s an alien in the water tower. Anxious to see for himself, he drags along Heather, who is obliged to join in the trek through t…

man and woman kissing

“Little Deaths” by John Palisano

He thinks of what the French call orgasms – ‘Little Deaths’ – as he thinks how he wants to die a little for Annie, for her lips and her teeth, biting into his mouth, making him bleed into her.