Short Story: Shimmer

You know—or used to know—three things.

  1. In your youth, when you embraced an obnoxious and overt homosexuality to compensate for your teenage awkwardness and unknowing, you rejected the idea of your body as something to be ashamed of, something to be changed, something to be hidden.
  2. The luxury of love has clothed you in silks and velvets since the day you met your girlfriend, Abby.
  3. You do not believe in insincerity or apology.

Emily changes all this, but not all at once.


Keep reading this story in Pacifica Review Issue 15.2!


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