Spin by Nathan Schaad
When Naomi took the stand, she knew her prosecutor had no case. Still, he approached.
“You admitted, Miss Naomi, that you killed your son while he slept in his crib.”
“Yet you still insist you are innocent of murder in the first degree?”
“It was a postpartum abortion, dumbass.”
Nathan Schaad is a creative writing graduate at Miami University. After graduation, Nathan took a sharp swerve into the interaction of law and people as a writing interest, which currently fuels much of his work. This is his first publication in a professional literary magazine.