Trending
MOST READ
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best New Artist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best New Artist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Indie Rock Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Indie Rock Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Album

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Album

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Guitarist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Guitarist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Music Venue (Large)

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Music Venue (Large)

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: 10/1/2014
Calendar

Search hundreds of restaurants in our database.

Search hundreds of clubs in our database.

Follow us on Instagram @sacurrent

Print Email

Flash Fiction

Best of Flash Fiction: November 2012

Photo: , License: N/A


About her hitting me, we'd been having an argument about something, me getting a job or whatever it was, and I walked out on her. I was going to walk to Flannery's to get a beer. Cool off and get her off my back. She jumped in the car and chased me. She plowed into me and sent me flying into a ditch. She called me awful things out the window before driving off. I got up and walked back home.

She was in bed asleep or quiet and just laying there and so I got ready for bed and did the same. This morning she told me, "Look, all I can say is in that moment I wanted you dead."
   
"Do you still want me dead?"
   
"Not nearly as much," she says.
   
"I'll find a job," I say.

Lyle Rosdahl, a writer living in San Antonio, edits the flash fiction blog & best of in print for the Current. He created, facilitates, and participates in Postcard Fiction Collaborative, a monthly flash fiction response to a photo. You can see more of his work, including photos, paintings and writing at lylerosdahl.com.

Recently in Arts & Culture
  • Savage Love: Friend in Need A straight male friend practices sounding and has for years. I am pretty sure he does other things that he isn’t telling anyone about... | 10/1/2014
  • Artist on Artist: Gary Sweeney interviews Catherine Lee If I ever found myself teaching an art class, I would pack up my students and drive them to Wimberley, where I would give them a tour of... | 10/1/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): As I hike through the wilderness at dusk, the crickets always seem to be humming in the distance. No matter where I go... | 10/1/2014
We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines:

To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID. Sign up here.

Comments in violation of the rules will be denied, and repeat violators will be banned. Please help police the community by flagging offensive comments for our moderators to review. By posting a comment, you agree to our full terms and conditions. Click here to read terms and conditions.
comments powered by Disqus