Evan Jerome Williams

Evan Jerome Williams is a cornfield currently enrolled as a student at The University of Chicago. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in HAD, The Little Patuxent Review, and DIAGRAM, among others.

THREE MICROS by Evan Jerome Williams

Carl Carl is a cobra with nine eyes. Carl has seven too many eyes, and none of them see well. He has difficulty finding eyeglasses that work for him on account of his extra eyes. Carl needs eyeglasses to read. He is a scholar studying applied reptilian physics, a discipline primarily concerned with asteroid-detection and trajectory-disruption techniques. Carl needs eyeglasses so he can protect us. Carl found an eye doctor who used to be a pirate. The eye doctor poked out seven of Carl’s eyes with precise stabbing motions, then made as many eyepatches with equal precision. Carl looks like…

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