A PASSAGE OF TIME

A PASSAGE OF TIME

Oleska wakes up, and she immediately knows that her city has drowned. Dark currents flow through the corridors of empty offices, wash around cubicles and swell on the shores of ascending staircases. Cataracts plunge down elevator shafts into gargling blackness, feeding sub-basement oceans and crawl-space rivers. There are fish swimming here, a whole swarm, flamboyantly colored natives of sun-lit tropical seas, escaped from their aquariums into the deteriorating gloom of the city.“

Published in: Diagram, 17.2 (April 2017)

Experimental, Flash Fiction

Publication Date: 30. April 2017