Fever

By Melissa Williams Midway through my second week in the ICU, I spiked a fever. My heart rate soared, and my chest felt like it might burst. Ice packs were placed under my neck, and when they thawed, I asked for more.  I sucked on cotton swabs frozen in a layer of ice, convinced in … Continue reading Fever

No Longer Hungry and Other Flash Non-Fiction

By Jeffrey Zable NO LONGER HUNGRY I walk into this sandwich place I’ve been to once before and notice immediately that all the tables are taken except one near the back. So I quickly walk to the counter to order a sandwich so that I can get that table before anyone else. I order my … Continue reading No Longer Hungry and Other Flash Non-Fiction