Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Tag: flash fiction

“Ghillie Suit Man” by Esmeralda Gomez Fisher

The willowy figure is first spotted alongside the trail, a few feet ahead of her in the scraggy woodland. She counts the number of steps she will take to position herself behind him for optimal throat-cutting proximity.

“Nameless” by Łukasz Drobnik

It can see us from above as we try to hide among brambles, hoping it will mistake our human shapes and movements for those of boar or deer or badgers.

“Buddy” by Joanne Godley

“”BAM, BAM!” The report from his handgun caused folks to drop to the floor and scurry away like cockroaches seeking cover.”

“Brown Crayon” by Tamar Jacobs

Last week was the third consecutive book of the week with which school sent my son home to practice reading and the family it’s about is black. 


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