Becomes One Hundred Stories #46: Uses His Imagination

This is a piece of short fiction in the style and universe of three of my novels: Becomes the Happy Man, Becomes God’s Silent Prophet, and Becomes the Meaning Blossom.

Uses His Imagination

The old woman sat at her table. The boy sat across the table from the old woman. The boy sat at the old woman’s table across from the old woman before the old woman died. Before the old woman was murdered and before the many girls came to live and work in the place where the old woman had lived before she was murdered.

The old woman sat at her table across from the boy and told him to watch the spoon.

The boy asked which one.

The old woman said the one in the middle.

The boy watched the middle of the three spoons, and as he watched it, it rose (more…)