Give your mind a workout with a short story that I, for one, will not forget any time soon. Ed.
The Willesden Herald Story of the Month
November 2021: The Blood of Our Virtue Smells Like Dirt by Jessica Fogal
Her mouth is wide and painted royal blue, her teeth stark white in comparison as she bares them at the ceiling in thought. She can pass for a corpse pulled cold from the salty water of the ocean outside her window, frail and blue and perfectly preserved.
“What do you want to be?” She asks me.
Jessica Fogal lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest (USA), where she’s a full time legal assistant, amateur street photographer, and author. She’s been published in The Ilanot Review and has had many prints showcased in art galleries such as Terrain Spokane, and continues to use her lifelong passions for performance, visual, and literary arts as an inspiration for her creative writings.