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Tuesday, 7 July 2020
Picking Pieces by Mir-Yashar Seyedbagheri
Hiding in the Stacks by Angie Garrett from Flickr.com
teach me to clean. Wash the dishes, dry them, stack them in order. Be
a good boy.
what do you do when dishes are hurled with words?
always working too hard, Herman. What does that mean, working hard?
have all the time in the world, Betty.
running on a hamster wheel. Be a good mother. Comfort, comfort. Why
don’t you be the parent, Herman?
do you do when you have to pick up the pieces?
do you do when your attempts to glue them together look grotesque and
out of place?
Yash Seyedbagheri is a graduate of Colorado State University's MFA program in fiction. A native of Idaho, Yash’s work is forthcoming or has been published in WestWard Quarterly, Café Lit, and Ariel Chart, among others. He lives in Garden Valley, Idaho.