Initiation at Blackout Beach by Gabriel Hart

On his first day at Blackout Beach, Hackman is drawn to Dirty Annie, a freckle-faced dishwater brunette sitting like a lame fawn beneath the Banyon tree, attempting to inject Mexican tar into her neck with assistance from Eran, who was trying to find a vein in her prolific skin. “Hey bro, name’s Annie. Sorry you […]

Church of War by Gabriel Hart

My eyes strained to adjust to sudden nightfall. The church’s cross stood sillhouetted against the last ditch rays of a gorgeous sunset; both of which I knew I didn’t deserve. Why was I volunteering for a non-profit when I was broke, two steps from destitute? I had my reasons. It was my first teaching gig, […]