Microchondria, printed by Harvard Book StoreNote: The following is a draft of a flash fiction piece that I submitted to Harvard Book Store‘s Short Shorts writing contest. Winners were published in early March 2010 in a book called “Microchondria” that the store printed with its own book-making machine.

I was not among the winners, which is fitting because this version doesn’t yet quite capture the moment, and, well, this is a bit more memoir than fiction. Continue reading