He had married, he was sure, a woman of stature and grace, a spirited woman with strong arms and thick legs, a woman able to lift a man effortlessly, hold him straight-armed above her head. While he’d reached haplessly for shooting stars, she’d defended their great love against all enemies.
Bob Thurber is the author of six books. Regarded as a master of Flash and Micro Fiction, his work has appeared in Esquire and other magazines, been anthologized 60 times, received a long list of awards, and been utilized in schools and colleges throughout the world. He resides in Massachusetts. Visit his website at BobThurber.net.