A Quiet Root

We comb through hundreds of literary magazines to bring you one stellar poem or flash fiction piece every weekday.

“The In-Between” by Foster Trecost

“…It was the final preparation, presented as a laminated note card, that lasted long past elementary: The Rules: Never Deviate – No Stopping – Speak to no one. Below these directives, typed in ominous boldface, was a warning: There will be consequences. Fifth grade, that’s when it started. And it never stopped.”

Read it in Halfway Down the Stairs

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