Toby says that the world has edges now, that the bomb gave it edges. Walk far enough from the city and you’ll walk right off the face of the earth–what’s left of it, anyway. Toby says a lot of things that I don’t know whether or not to believe, like the dying man near St. Michael’s who asked him for chapstick, or the crazy woman with flowers in her hair.
My very short story “Dear Diary” appears in Issue #3 of The Adroit Journal – a US magazine run by student-age staff. “Dear Diary” is about a blind woman and the end of the world.