by Inge Moore
The Sheets is the story of a young woman's response to spousal abuse. Celeste sees sheets floating, suspended from her bedroom ceiling.
"Some were cotton, some flannelette: striped, floral, plain white or pastel. They waved as if there were breezes in the room, fluttered like tiny fingers blown up huge and stripped of their bone, the way you pull tail skins from the vertebrae of rodents.