Jillian Luft

Jillian Luft is an emerging writer whose work has appeared in Please See Me, HerStry, Sweet Tree Review and Pithead Chapel. When not writing, she works as a full-time educator/social-emotional learning specialist in Brooklyn. You can follow her on Twitter @JillianLuft.

LOW VISIBILITY by Jillian Luft

We’re in a blizzard, the sheer white of it haloing our Nissan Maxima as we careen across the northeast interstate, miles and miles away from the tropical green swelter of our backyard, the cicada buzz of Florida. Starting somewhere in New Jersey, the weather blots out the roads, swallows exit signs, engulfs my parents, younger brother and me in its silent magic. Our burgundy sedan skidding slightly as our mouths open in unison to the light falling soundlessly outside. For the first time in our lives, we feel like the lucky ones. Sole witnesses to a quiet miracle, a record-breaking…

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