Remembrance is not a Day [a short-short story]

What is it that he must say or must do? He thinks about this without the words, and he does so quite seriously as if he were supposed to listen to someone speaking to him over his shoulder, someone over and above the I-am everyone has at his disposal; that is, rather than he was … Continue reading Remembrance is not a Day [a short-short story]

A Wince [Flash Fiction]

How many self-conscious days passed before he could be completely relaxed, comfortable even, with the laughter of strangers, these others around him. When was it that he had become impervious even to the remote possibility that others were laughing at him, so loudly as others sometimes would, and in such close proximity. He often used … Continue reading A Wince [Flash Fiction]