“You required three hours of surgery to remove pieces of broken glass from your body.”
“It ends with you in a Target parking lot, crying.”
“I read in Lotus magazine that scientists have proven that table salt is seventy percent sodium chloride.”
The lobby carpet was recently vacuumed.
Something her mother might say about this is, “Oh, how the mighty have fallen.”
“Men everywhere throw themselves onto their swords in shame and in envy.”
“Not threatening legal action. Not being difficult, per Barry’s warning.”
The line stretched around the corner, and Miri made her way to the end. She’d gotten the notices about the fines but had not paid them,…
Jim Nelson on his new novel, which you should probably read now.
“We don’t have gas or electricity or love in our lives!”