Monday, January 23, 2017

Reader's Diary #1440- Devon Balwit: Down the Road


I think the most brilliant thing about Devon Balwit's flash fiction piece, "Down the Road," is the use of "we" rather than "I." A story about a group witnessing a distraught old man, driving to get his social security cheque, does a brilliant job of showcasing the fear of growing old: loneliness. Right now it's "we," but down the road it might just be "I."


Old man, Barcelona by Fabio Sola Penna, on Flickr

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