He looks sad, orders grilled cheese made with Velveeta & Wonder bread & a cup of Campbell’s tomato soup. Circus Circus will open here one day, transforming the lunch counter into the main stage. But he is 15 years early. He orders pie, & waits.
Tom Walsh writes these days from the northern California coast. His stories are/will be in Litro, Hobart, The Dead Mule School, Lost Balloon, Janus Literary and elsewhere. His cat, born in the UK on the 4th of July, is named Independence. @tom1walsh