On the darkness that lives outside — and within: a short story.

The burning of Middleton was the first thing people didn’t talk about. We watched from back gardens as jets flew over and saw the smoke rise. And we all knew. The problem had been dealt with decisively. The news said a plane had crashed. They had witnesses to interview and…

neil chapman

Est. 1974 in the North, U.K.🌈 solsixerwrites@gmail.com

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