Sunday Stories: “Rattlesnake Girl”

Rattlesnake Girl by Sam Martone Rattlesnake Girl plays bass in a rock n’ roll band. The feather-pluck of her low low notes rattles my bones. Her lines slink beneath the surface of shimmering guitar tides. I watch her on stage and even though I know the lights are too bright on her face, I’m convinced she’s locking eyes with me, and when I’m convinced of this, I cannot turn away, I fear her gaze will rip mine from my skull.

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