Moods in the stories below … 

longing

That Imaginary Desert

Carrie chats with her stepbrother about choosing between war or peace, in the family and elsewhere.

New Year’s Day

Carrie meets Jacob from Israel who is slated to go to prison when he returns, for refusing military duty. It seems there is no way out. They try to find one anyway.

Love Is A Shield

How do you go on a date when you are on the run from personal tragedy?