After Sunrise, Full Ahead

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New short fiction, “After Sunrise, Full Ahead” is up at Random Sample Review. Here’s an excerpt:

The morning the forklift crushed Leonard, he added real sugar, not artificial sweetener to his coffee. It was a challenge to even find the real sugar, and when he did find it—banished to the back of the cupboard, behind the cornmeal, next to an ancient box of gelatin—he needed a steak knife to jab at it like it was a block of repressed anger. He took appreciative sips, and drank quickly; considered the slick undissolved sugar that coated his tongue and wondered if that was how coffee was supposed to taste. He couldn’t remember, but it wasn’t unpleasant. That morning, Leonard drank two cups of coffee instead of one.

Continue reading at Random Sample Review here

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I write things and read things and am still searching for the right words to light it all up. View all posts by avy packard

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