The Wild Boy

The Coil
The Coil
Dec 8, 2020 · 3 min read

Ekphrastic Flash Fiction by Alice Kaltman

“Exasperated Boy with Toy Hand Grenade” photograph by Diane Arbus, from her “Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C., 1962” photo series. This image is not in the public domain. Used here in low-resolution for Fair Use to show the image that inspired the following flash fiction.
ALICE KALTMAN is the author of ‘Staggerwing,’ ‘Wavehouse,’ and ‘The Tantalizing Tale of Grace Minnaugh.’ Her new novel, ‘Dawg Towne,’ is forthcoming in 2021 from word west. Alice’s stories appear in numerous journals including Hobart, Lost Balloon, Joyland, and Bull. She lives, writes, and surfs in Brooklyn and Montauk, New York.

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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