I was a risk taking, frightening, naughty teenager. Well, I came good in the end. The upshot is, if Karma had anything to do with it, I deserved a kid like the one in Michele Fin Johnson’s story about DJ and his addictions.
I found this story while lurking among the many flash fiction journals online. The Conium Review grabbed my attention straight away. Thoughtful and entertaining flash fiction.
DJ’s Addictions has a palatable sense of loss that I found heartbreaking.
… DJ dates the girls and dumps the girls, calendar girls we call them because he clicks through them on a monthly cycle. More like period girls, DJ says, and at first we laugh because this is funny, talking about menstrual cycles with a 16 year-old boy… read more