Lee Anne Gallaway-Mitchell: Combustion

Our family members may be far, Reader, and in their own worlds, might as well be, but we know them across that space anyhow. Today’s share does it: here’s an honorable mention from our 2019 flash contest, Lee Anne Gallaway-Mitchell’s “Combustion.”

This flash appears in Storm Cellar #8.2, nicknamed “Sisal,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Lauren Sanderson: KISS ME NOW THE WAR IS OVER

It’s the endweek of the long year, maybe the longest yet, and there is already so much behind us, Reader, that here we wish you just a glimmering growing thing and a shimmering shimmer, Lauren Sanderson’s “KISS ME NOW THE WAR IS OVER“:

This poem originally appeared in SC 6.1, available as an ebook right here. Do subscribe for more delicate embraces delivered to you. Read on!