By Jenny Ruth Sixteen years after the death of her only child, Valerie Dixon speaks of the loss with composure. She knows her grief well. The crowd at Pittsburgh’s Wear Orange event to commemorate National Gun Violence Awareness Day in June of 2017 is captivated by the measured tone with which she recalls the … More This Is What Happens Where You Live
Coming soon! A featured commentary post for Bullets into Bells from one of our contributors.
By Sophie Segura We reckon, in heartbeats, the time it takes paper to parachute-float through the drag. The lull between bullets. Nimble through pencil-case shrapnel, obstacle run of flesh and metal. Dumb, sudden experts at holding our breath. Later, they’ll discover an underachieving bomb, erect a metal detector, monument. We’ll try to ignore invisible outlines … More Elevenses