Tag Archives: Grate

Perspective

Through the grating, the little boys saw a glittery kingdom with fiery dragons and flying dinosaurs. Mom saw the stiff carcass of a rat.

©2011, Debbi Antebi

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(mi)grate

Sitting at the crowded dinner table, she imagined herself visiting him at the graveyard—longing for the empty space beside his tombstone.

©2011, Debbi Antebi

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Disintegrated Love

Two masseuses fell for one another, but their relationship didn’t last. Each had control issues that rubbed the other the wrong way.

©2011, Guy Belleranti

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Electrolarynx

The terrible truth was that his laryngectomy secretly pleased Ava. His whiny voice, his only flaw, had grated on her nerves for forty years.

©2011, Simon Kewin

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Dinner and a Fight

You said great; I said grate some cheese. We ended up with a broken window and nothing to put on our pasta.

©2011, Gabrielle Hovendon

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