Hanging in the Doorway

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June 20, 2016 by The Citron Review

by Zebulon Huset

 

It was cloudy. Every day was overcast. He bought the rope and a pull up bar together, then chickened out. His new favorite game was to take a big hit then try to do ten pull ups before he had to exhale. When he came up with it he hoped he’d force an aneurysm and finally die. Instead he toned his arms and core. Ten turned to twenty and when the leaves began budding outside of his window it wasn’t a game anymore but a thing he did that dark winter. Before he turned it around in small, workable increments.

 

 

Zebulon Huset is a writer. editor and photographer living in San Diego. His writing has recently appeared in The Southern Review, The North American Review, The Portland Review, The Cortland Review, Sugar House Review and The Roanoke Review among others. He publishes a writing blog called Notebooking Daily, and his flash fiction submission guide was reposted at The Review Review.

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