We are so pleased to bring you Madison Murphy’s “What Are We Doing Here?” Be warned that the piece includes violent imagery and explores the implications of trauma. In addition to its being fiction, the story also illustrates its author’s care for her characters and any readers who have experienced domestic violence or abuse.
What Are We Doing Here?
By Madison Murphy
He pulls onto the dirt road that’d been collecting my tears every Saturday for the past two years. My heart races as I see the end of it, but that’s nothing new.