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Grey Sparrow Journal

Issue 30, July 31, 2017
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Three Drabbles

by D.I. Sanders


American Logic

Meaningless sex, healthy fast food, equal playing fields, bombs for peace, endless credit and other contradictions Americans really believe.




Tickle Me No More


On their third date, at a highly-reviewed Italian restaurant, he replied that his favorite crayon color was "Tickle Me Pink" and all hope she had in a future romance, a family together and her general happiness instantly vanished forever.




How The Local News Anchor Described It

vs. What Actually Happened


“The victim was physically and sexually assaulted” vs. these two guys shoved me to the ground behind the dumpster in the alley behind my complex, bashed my face into the wet pavement three or four times (besides the fractured cheek bone, I am now permanently blind in my left eye), then the two of them took turns playing lookout and forcing themselves inside of me so violently that I wasn’t able to sit down for the next ten days without feeling like I was being ripped in half again.