Here is another of those two-sentence stories with poetry added. I’m thinking of them as “Minuscule” and quick to read.
Read the first Minuscule, the explanation of why I wrote it and got started on this idea, and search under the category Minuscule for others in the series.
And now – all the Minuscule stories have been made into a print book – each story with a pen and ink illustration. Click to see Minuscule on Amazon.
The human network has a few gaps. I slipped into a pink sweater and exploited my favorite one: No one pays attention to a sixty-year-old woman wearing glasses and carrying a big tote bag, nor does anyone mind being bumped into by such a person, especially when she makes a flustered apology as she scuttles off, and no one ever thinks to check a purse or pants pocket in this moment because – I fit so neatly into one of those gaps, see?
Count on it
I am playing you
plodding target that you are.
I caper. I sting.