By Rebecca Wood.
“He collided with me and my already broken state. His mass breaking against my body. My hips bent in on themselves, knees ground to a fine dust so that I could not crawl. My body left sunken into an ocean the same black as the space from which I was hung.”
Dog Breath and Incense by Deborah Tanaka.
The Blood Pudding – September 27, 2021
Rebecca Wood received her MFA in Fiction from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Her story “Ain’t No Glory for Billy” received an honorable mention in the 2021 AWP Intro Journals Project. She grew up in the Southwest and writes fiction and poetry, mostly about the desert places of her home.
Artwork: Deb Tanaka has worked as a successful graphic designer and decorative artist for thirty years. In 2002, she began the transition to the corporate world of commercial art to pursue her work as a painter and fiber artist. She maintains a part-time schedule of workshops and classes, sharing her passion for art and her love for inspiring others. You can find her work here.