Thanksgiving. She wants the wings. I could fight her for them, but it’s fun watching the pleasure she gets from tearing into them. A woman with royal molars. Tree can’t join us this year. He’s got the mumps—at 62.
Mom pours her usual bitter coffee and brings out a cake that looks some somebody put icing on a Honda.
Aunt Gwen takes a sizeable hunk, says that her life with Tree has been taking the small pieces and oh, the fury when he leaves half of it on his plate.
– Kenneth Pobo
Kenneth Pobo won the 2011 chapbook contest from Qarrtsiluni for Ice And Gaywings. They published it in November 2011. A collection of his microfiction, Tiny Torn Maps, also came out in 2011 from Deadly Chaps