WDR-GAS #6, flash fiction by Jim Meirose
So, here goes; the woman is standing close in with a sparkling-clean face and haircut and clothing immaculately fitted and pressed and she looks more like a millennial oven-fresh mega-corporate office brand-new junior manager than a reporter, but here she goes; she’s saying, but not, so I say into and through her and out her mouth, sure do, Here in Alang, the biggest most dangerous super-loud workplace in India, the workers have been found to have one fascinating thrilling unusual hell-and-hellhound bound piece of information to share; in the hut up the hill with the slick greasy hot floor between Bodhisattva I and Bodhisattva II rooming boarding and floating evening to black-night forever nonstop Incest Can be Fun shows, is playing in a spectrum-spaced clear spot carved from the back wall of the residential unit one of the dozens of flat screen TVs the network distributed to all the super-gigantically-hulled and what’s worse, just plain enormous huge but oddly deathly quiet steel monsters sailing across the earth’s curved ultra-liquid surface, and is proudly and ignorantly blasting fourth the very same words I am now; pluswise, plus, to boot, and all that, the damned thing’s stolen! What arrogance!
Jim Meirose‘s work has appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including Calliope, Offbeat/Quirky (Journal of Exp. Fiction pub,), Permafrost, North Atlantic Review, Blueline, Witness, and Xavier Review, and has been nominated for several awards. His E-book “Inferno” is available from Amazon. Underground Voices. His novels, “Mount Everest” and “Eli the Rat”, are available from Amazon. “Mount Everest” has been adapted to a play by a leading west coast playwright. Click www.jimmeirose.com to know more.
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