Box Cutters: excerpt #4

1397915_598757960190403_1143047675_oFor the six days leading up to the official release of my chapbook, Box Cutters (sunnyoutside press), I’m posting the first sentence or two of each story in the chapbook, one each day, as a kind of teaser for the book.

Today is excerpt #4!

But you don’t have to wait until November 12 to order your copy. If you like something you see and want to read more, you can head over to sunnyoutside and pre-order your copy now.

It’d been a month nearly since he’d impulsively bought the cell phone for the feed business, and Lemuel hadn’t seen any use for it until that day in San Antonio when the semi tipped and stopped traffic flat. Some people had killed their engines, and Lemuel killed his, too. 

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