Fiction

Underground

“One. Two. Three.” I counted in the dark.People huddled in the crowded subway tunnel smelling of damp wool coats, black-market cigarettes, coal dust and fear. Momma held my hand squeezing it tight to calm us both. Papa was upside fighting the fires that followed the explosions of Hitler’s rockets. People shifted uncomfortably on the floor … Continue reading Underground

VSS: Sept. 19, 2019 – Cavernous

Note: The VSS series is an outgrowth of writing prompts for Twitter. The goal is to produce a Tweet that fits within the 280 character format, and uses the given idea or word. The hole in my chest is cavernous. It should be impossible for a human body to contain this much emptiness. The echoes … Continue reading VSS: Sept. 19, 2019 – Cavernous

Leave a Reply