Atria - July 2021
"There must have been an explosion. I hear ringing interspersed with a woman's muffled screams. Everything is black. I blink repeatedly.
Black. Black. Black
I blink once more and see sunlight. The towering silhouette of a streetlight forms in front of me. The light is green, but I am not moving. I glance behind me. A beige van is expelling smoke from its bent hood. There is shattered glass across the concrete road--"
The catchy title and the reference to "the perfect blend of macabre and funny" made me want to try this one. What do you think - read more or pass?