Stories from
July, 2019

A second date was fine. First Turing Test: inconclusive, but the pasta here was good, and she liked him anyway, and perhaps that was enough.

Katherine Knight is watching the rain. She hides at @codaevermore.

I pretended to be asleep when we got home, so Dad would carry me up to bed. He knew, but carried me up anyway.

Tom Velterop likes writing flash fiction and the beginnings of novels he never finishes.

He checked the flight status again. No change. Her plane landed, a month ago.

Bruce Harris is retired.

She liked to spot constellations. Soon after she closed her eyes, the stars went out, the phosphors around their plastic cores depleted.

Xinwen Zhu (@xinwinner) is a biologist who generates too many fleeting thoughts and half-ideas.