Cesirys Espaillat

Cesirys Espaillat, also known as Cessy Espaillat, is a published short story writer. Currently she lives in Orlando, FL and is a student at Full Sail University.

Stories by Cesirys Espaillat


Illustrated by Chinedu Onochie

1, 2, 3, 4, 5… oxygen. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5… oxygen. The clock marks 3:50am and I realize I’ve been at it for an hour. The little blue lips get colder by the minute. One minute I’m laughing with Janet about the drunk that comes in every Friday, and the next, the screams from …