Mrs. —–, in slippers and her late husband’s only suit, fries two steaks and feeds one, the better cut, to her shih tzu, named Hugo, who can’t bark but can rasp and sigh for the bloodied and price-tagged butcher-paper on the counter.
– Charlie Daly
Charlie Daly is 23 years old. He swims and lives in France. His work has appeared in: Grey Sparrow , Gloom Cupboard, Troubadour 21, a Year in Ink III & IV, Writers Bloc (Rutgers), and a few others. Find him at dalyprose.com.