A Breath Into Silence (United States) published:
PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2019
It's eight on a Friday night in a gas station somewhere in Iowa, and I'm staring at myself in the mirror while washing my hands. I usually hate doing this, hate looking at myself. It's not self-loathing, but it comes pretty close.
But tonight's different, because those strange overhead lights warp my face into something different. An unfamiliar landscape; features I never notice leaping out in stark detail.
The face in the mirror? It's the face of a stranger, and...
5 days ago