ByKelly Kiehl

Kelly Kiehl is currently pursuing her MFA at Bowling Green State University, where she is an assistant fiction editor for Mid-American Review. Her fiction has been in TINGE Magazine, decomP magazinE, Blue Monday Review, Defenestration, and elsewhere. 

  1. Helen of Troy I stood in for a thousand ships and you, Paris, hid behind and conducted them with your pinky finger until I was seduced or abducted (they are not so different). Even then, with fleets and armies fanned around you, it was always you most exposed. Me in my silks, and you in your armor, it was you most exposed. Chainlink shirts and sheets of metal, swords at your hips and knives hiding…