Uncrumpling notebook paper, he found his own face staring back at him: his masseter muscle dissected, bleeding, needles poking his retinas. A student’s drawing perfectly placed on his chair. He will feel that gaze stalking his nape as he teaches tomorrow’s lesson.

42 Replies to “Anatomy”

      1. Yes, we did! I was also referring to your Yeah Write Gargblemaster (or whatever it is called) win. Yay!

  1. Like, ‘face behind the cushion time’, for me when I first read this. You got me well spooked Nate and to do it in 42 words is a world record. No watching horror movies or reading ghost stories for me for a while.

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