ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Ten Forty-Seven

A short story

Photo Credit: Nasar Karim

22:47, time seemed to have stopped, but Joseph could see the seconds moving. “How could it still be 22:47?” He pulled up his collar to stay warm and wiped mist away from the windscreen. Joseph gritted his teeth and sat up. His right hand patted his left ribs checking for the knife. It was there, as always, inside his pocket. Joseph pulled the knife out and rested it on his palms, which were turned up as if in prayer. The…

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Nasar Karim

Nasar Karim

BSc Psychology. Writer. Dreamer. Poet. Addicted to risk.