“Few people understand passion, either their own or that of others. This incomprehension occurs even between two people who care for each other, indeed, who may care for each other very much…”
My short fiction piece, “Ariela Rose,” is scheduled for online publication January 28, 2019, by The Bookends Review, an independent creative arts journal that publishes original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, essays, book reviews, and visual/musical works from around the world. The journal was founded in 2012 by Jordan Blum. I am grateful to Jordan and the staff at The Bookends Review for reading and selecting “Ariela Rose” for publication.