We throw rocks at the soldiers. We, so tough. A pinch of nerve, a pint-size of giggle. We bite into our peanut butter & jelly sandwiches and break into a frenzy of running.
writing has been published in Sonic Boom, Deracine, Cherry Tree, and elsewhere. He loves ’60s garage bands and ’50s sci-fi movies. Find more of his poetry, plus flash fiction and photography, at his blog:
DogPunk & Psychedelic Stinky Cat
⚡ Freakbeat, microfiction by Hemmings in Issue 3 of MacQ (May 2020); subsequently selected for publication in The Best Small Fictions 2021 anthology