[17] Never Again

They lived a quiet, simple existence in the cabin. The forest, a meadow, and red foxes were their neighbors.

Edith prepared supper every night while James tended to the woodstove or read the paper.

One night, it dawned on him: We’re running out of time.

She never cooked alone again.

Published by Justin Deming

I live and teach in the Hudson Valley region of New York. My fiction has appeared in Emerge Literary Journal, Flash Fiction Magazine, Free Flash Fiction, Spelk, The Daily Drunk Magazine, and elsewhere.

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