14 minutes | Jan 15, 2021

Episode 01: “Dead Horse Bay” - Suzanne Highland

“Dead Horse Bay” by Suzanne Highland was first published in Iron Horse Literary Review #21.2, Summer 2019. For more of Suzanne Highland’s work, visit suzannehighland.com.Dead Horse BayI plead into my phonefor you to pick up your phone.Meanwhile, branches draped in Spanish moss and beaded garlandsglint from the gatheringof pine trees, outposts at the edge of the landwhere slaughtered horses keep their graves. You pick up glass from the sand: brown bottle necks, broken amber ware, bluish shards stampedTABANERO CIGARS.You come upfrom the water sayingwow, look at this, then hold out your handand I look at it.
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