SS Review: Please Don’t Be Upset by Brandi Wells

2 Feb

Please Don’t Be Upset and Other Stories by Brandi Wells

Tiny Hardcore Press

$8.99

Brandi’s stories at their best are the tube through which the story comes, sincere storytelling at its boldest, the strange beckoning the strange, the startling startling itself, oh yeah and stirring up everyone in its path.

from “Deer”

Ben brings home a shotgun.

“No,” I say.

He takes the gun into his room. His room.

“The whole rest of the house is yours,” he once told me. “With your stuff in it. Can’t I have my room?”

“Why a secret room?” I asked. “Why drawers I can’t go through and cabinets with locks on them? Why boxes taped shut, piled in the closet?”

“My room,” he said.

 

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