After the Cabaret

Her shyness unnerves him, after the cabaret. Naked, she’s pale.
He gathers her yellow skirts: “Dance for me.”

Susan Rukeyser writes stories because she can’t stop. Most of them are fiction. Her work appears in Necessary Fiction, PANK, The View from Here, SmokeLong Quarterly, Metazen, Atticus Review and elsewhere. She won the 2011 Hippocampus Magazine Contest for Creative Non-Fiction. She explains herself here: www.susanrukeyser.co