Author: M. E. Matthews

George Washington University, alum of the Yale Writer's Workshop, and MFA candidate. She resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, three children, a dog, and two cats.
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The Crimson Trail

*Trigger warning – Domestic violence

Taylor sat on the pier and stared into the deep forest that surrounded the river. She squinted her eyes and waited, hopeful to catch a glimpse of the moment the dingy went over. He would still be alive when the current pushed him over Aurora Falls, hopefully, aware of his impending death.