Thursday, January 23, 2014

"Hatch" by H.L. Nelson in Gone Lawn

Scientists had predicted it would take a hundred years before everything was underwater. They were mistaken. Our entire country was inundated within six months. The two sick children retched blood at the end. I couldn't tell what was wrong. I wrapped them in blankets and floated their bodies into the sea while the other children wept. Now, four more are sick. I don't trust this sickness. And I don't know what to do. Read story here.

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