Hours, Days, Years
How does time pass in a coat pocket? Maybe as in the mind of a person under anesthesia. Muffled goings-on somewhere, during summer banishment. Then for a much longer span when a new coat is bought. The recovery room turns out to be a thrift store. Different hands reaching in to find the folded tissue and a coin.
Daryl Scroggins lives in Marfa, Texas. He is the author of This Is Not the Way We Came In, a collection of flash fiction and a flash novel (Ravenna Press). His poems and fictions have recently appeared in Aji Magazine, Blink-Ink, MacQueen’s Quinterly, MoonPark Review, and Quarterly West, among others.One of his fictions has been included in Best Microfiction 2020.
See more of his work in 10.2 and 10.2 and 8.3 and 8.3 and 8.3 and 7.2 and 7.2 again and 6.2 and 6.2 and 6.2 again and in Special Flash issue 50/50 here and here