Kyra Baldwin

Kyra Baldwin has been published in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Reductress, and The Squawk Back. She was a SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction Finalist. Find her on twitter @kyra_baldwin.

THE MOON IS SAD by Kyra Baldwin

It’s raining in Seattle. I catch sight of my face in the drop-spattered glass of the bus stop. It’s lit by a phone-screen. The moon is out. It’s lit by a phone-screen. No one is texting either one of us.  See, the sun fucked the moon and the moon is sad now. The moon is already a depressive character because the moon is Vitamin-D deficient. The moon wanted to get a SAD lamp to remedy this, but the impassive physical laws of our universe said nuh-uh moon, because a SAD lamp in the sky would just look like another moon….

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