"Pride" and "Decline"

Pride

Horrified, former classmates are now cops.

 


 

Decline

Neighbors built fences. The uncivil, walls.

 

 

Justin Herrmann is the author of the short fiction collection Highway One, Antarctica (MadHat Press 2014). His stories have appeared in Best Small Fictions, as well as journals including River Styx, Washington Square Review, and SmokeLong Quarterly. He lives with his family in Alaska.

 

Edited for Unlikely by dan raphael, Prose Editor
Last revised on Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:54