A Quiet Root

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

“The Window” by Sean Thomas Dougherty

that was when she threw it, threw that poem like a brick and it shattered the shut window he had in his chest. Pieces of him flickered and refracted the blue light of the television on the living room floor. Air and light filtered into his body. Psalms of finches he had never paid attention to.

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