Meagan Maguire lives in Massachusetts and grew up in Maine. Her work has previously appeared in Unbroken Journal, Reality Hands, Specter Magazine, and others. She haunts Twitter under the handle @MeaganWords.
We lived the kind of life that goes unnoticed, in a town no one cared about. Small town, run down. No highways near it. Nobody noticed guys like us, guys with crummy lives. Not until we shot someone or got shot. Not until our face could be used as the face of some new drug epidemic.