“Landlines,” flash nonfiction in Brevity

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ISSUE 48 / WINTER 2015 / NONFICTION

“Landlines”

We ran for ringing phones. Loitering in front of Sbarro, sweating through our bomber jackets, our hair partially shaved and streaked blue. We looked tough in our Docs (though not so tough as we thought), and at one ring, maybe a two hundred-foot clip, we’d abandon the food court to get there first. More often than not, Read more…

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