Salt Flats
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Salt Flats

Time Out

Photo by Stijn te Strake on Unsplash

You’ve held my heart in the palm of your hand,
turned the bloody thing over,
wondering what makes it beat
like a watch whose second-hand makes the long,
lonely distance around the face
while the hour hand of your love inches by.

Have you dropped it?



Salt City Genre Writers is a writing group based in Salt Lake City, Utah. We hold a monthly flash fiction contest for members to be published on our Medium publication. These are the winning stories.

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Bryan Young

Bryan Young

Bryan Young is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, filmmaker, comics writer, and journalist. Learn more at — Twitter: @swankmotron