January 2005 / Volume VI / Issue I
Doug Draime

Leaving The Coast Of Georgia

She said she had
dreamt about leaving
the coast of
Georgia years
before she finally
did.  Her last
job was at
Bellís Diner in
Atlanta, working
the grill and
serving the
counter.  Her x
was chasing
her around
making threatening
telephone calls
to Bellís,
even when
she wasnít
there.  Then her
daddy was found
dead in
a motel room
somewhere in
Maine with a $10.
whore.  His body shipped home
by United Airlines.