A Quiet Root

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

“Vision of the Future Aboard an Amtrak Train” by Ben Groner III

A lone deck of bleachers bare of

spectators next to a high school football field
tenses for the fall season when a boy will refuse

to become his father, will leave the girl alone,

Read it in Gasher

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