Falling in Savannah There are women in Savannah who want to kill themselves. Can we stop them? No, not really. We could stop them for a little while, but they’d only find a way to go on jumping wrapped in weights from the barge by River Market or walking until they drifted off bridges over
Tag: Sonora Review Short Fiction Fortnight
Orchard Bright Some people swore that the house was haunted. Some people said it was just the wind. It rose out of the hill like a hunk of pale sky — the original blue still visible where a shutter had fallen off. A rabble of apple trees surrounded the house. I lived in the Orchard
An Almost Automatic Problem Solver (1) Write down your problem Donna drove through the subdivision. Don’t you think they are nice, the houses, she asked. She was speaking to no one in particular because she was in the car alone. (2) List the causes of your problem This, in short, was the cause of her
Let Us Let us begin with the stained mahogany armoire, dating to the 1860s, purchased by one J. Alfred Fiegel, New York, banker, investor, family man. Let us notice the attention to detail: etched, curving leaves; recessed, patterned sunburst circles; masterful woodwork, masterfully conceived and executed. And don’t mind the dust that has accumulated within
Recipe for Curing Meat Ingredients: One middle-aged body, pre-seasoned One small polyp, free-range One four-ounce plastic and titanium Chemo port Two liters sub-lethal chemicals Oxycodone Remove polyp from inside cavity. Note number of unusual cells. Discard. Draw blood. Strip body. Slice open chest and insert chemo port. Run tube from port to heart. Sew incision.