Ed Ahern resumed writing after forty odd years in foreign intelligence and international sales. He’s had four hundred stories and poems published so far, and six books. Ed works the other side of writing at Bewildering Stories, where he sits on the review board and manages a posse of eight review editors. He’s also lead editor at The Scribes Micro Fiction magazine.
Bacteria live and die quickly, and Al and Pressley scatter shot their way through recombinant genetic radiation experiments, trying to get the critters to survive long enough on a diet of polyurethane to reproduce.
There are legends and reports
that an ebony creature travels
the woods of maritime Canada,
often scoffed at, never proved.