Fiction: The Happiest Thought by Tom Over

The daughter was the first to notice, but it took a while for the others to listen.

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A Pretty Smile

If you’ve never had to seek employment while your smile shows the gum where there should be incisors you can count yourself lucky.

If You Go Chasing Rabbits

“She rides that mushroom pole and flips upside down, with her legs spread high above her head. Her big blue eyes and red lips are innocence and corruption made flesh.”

Video Inferno

“The cameraman wore a black suit with white gloves and a shiny red shirt. A large, handheld video camera obscured his face. The lens pointed right at me.”