The dog was my brother, who licked my release. His cat would come
around, how I hated her purr and curves. Such was my horror—I
couldn't bear to lose my brother! I nuked the cat, to see how she'd
burst. I fed the dog, felt him throb to life.
Tim Jones-Yelvington is a Chicago-based writer and multimedia artist. He's the author of a chapbook,
EVAN'S HOUSE AND THE BOYS WHO LIVE THERE (collected in THEY COULD NO LONGER CONTAIN THEMSELVES, from
Rose Metal Press), and he has stories in or coming from Black Warrior Review, Puerto del Sol and
Detail of art on main page courtesy
of Thiago Fonseca.
Detail of art on main page courtesy of Thiago Fonseca.