L.B. Sedlacek has had poetry published in such publications as Big Pulp, Tales of the Talisman, Clare Literary Magazine, The Broad River Review, The Broken Plate, Mastondon Dentist, RiverLit, Folded Word, and others. LB is a former Poetry Editor for ESC! Magazine. Her latest chapbook is Words and Bones coming out this summer from Finishing Line Press. She enjoys reading, swimming and volunteering for her local humane society in her free time.
We were allowed to sit in the whirlpool for fifteen minutes. No one knew how long she stayed, but it was estimated she was in there for at least two hours. She’d gone home. That’s where I found her at first thinking she was asleep on the bed. She wasn’t asleep.