Stolen Lighters

The ten-year-old stealing lighters from the Shell is going to the wooden bridge we all use. With every jump, his flying hair blocks the sun.

© 2009 Joanne Merriam

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  1. […] has published my very short story, “Stolen Lighters.” Tags: picfic, Stolen Lighters This was written by joannemerriam. Posted on Monday, August […]

  2. […] Harvest, 12 September 2009), “Spring in Rutherford County” (Dreams and Nightmares, No. 77), “Stolen Lighters” (PicFic, 17 August 2009), “Thirteen Scifaiku for Blackbirds” (Strange Horizons, 12 October […]

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