Issue Eight - February 2005

Short of Air

by Terrell Carter

"Fifty five."
"Fifty five what?"
"Fifty five seconds till the oxygen in our probe runs out."
"How did you figure it out?"
"I'd tell you if I had more time."
"So that's what people do when they're about to die,
calculate how much time they have left so they can waste it uselessly?"
"Guess s---

©2005 by Terrell Carter