First: Kevin and I, we are sick.
Last: We stayed anyway, pretending for as long as we could that we were saved.
Timothy Raymond grew up in southeastern Wyoming. Currently he studies contemporary American literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he also teaches writing. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Necessary Fiction, The Owen Wister Review, 50 to 1, The Battered Suitcase, For Every Year, and Signatures.