His kisses were phony but I ate them. They tasted like lemon curd. Light yellow and British, dainty, not mass-produced.
Good stuff, I said to myself. Like some rare, misunderstood wine or small batch absinthe. What Alice sipped in order to grow small. Sipping rabbit shadows all the way down.
Meg Pokrass is the Series Co-Editor of Best Microfiction. Her new collection, The First Law of Holes: New and Selected will be published by Dzanc Books.