Fiction

Death’s First Day

The first day on the job is always hard

Matthew Donnellon
The Inkwell
Published in
5 min readMay 25, 2024

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I woke up to find an eight foot tall man in a rumpled suit staring down at me.

The last thing I remember was falling asleep in Algebra.

The large man bent down, grabbed me by the shoulder and lifted me to my feet.

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Matthew Donnellon
The Inkwell

Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.