The Excursionist of JCPenney

I have a new story in the February 2023 issue of Metaphorosis. About a woman who is about to lose the only thing in the world that makes her feel special: her sales job at a failing department store. You can read or listen to it at the link.

Lorraine sat in the passenger seat of the Buick with four flat tires, applying her usual shade of lipstick. The fact that the tires were flat was no bother; the car hadn’t moved since her mother died twenty years before. Even if Lorraine could afford to get it running again, it wouldn’t make any difference. She didn’t know how to drive.

Read The Excursionist of JCPenney at Metaphorosis

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