Jump Out Of The Fire

An excerpt from my novella I Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer.

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

Professor Thompson,

Yeah. I quit Everett’s fucking class. And this was before the interracial shaming list those students shared with Reed College online. It’s one thing to listen to these motherfuckers whine about white people every day. Now I got to get on a collective Prep School shit list because I don’t want to slap Judith with my…



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Robert Lashley

Robert Lashley


Writer. Author. Former Jack Straw and Artist Trust Fellow. The baddest ghetto nerd on the planet.