Microfiction: “built quiet worlds”

The editor diligently marked the texts. Semicolons for periods, commas for clauses. Over time he learned to look for parentheses, focused on them with undue attention and great care. When he would reconstruct them, he found hidden worlds. The afterthoughts consumed him, told new stories; and his narratives wove themselves anew, between their lines – the murmuring of sleepers, the breathing of unseen spirits.


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