She drops fingers into the drawer, rummaging for an escaping lipstick. It wedges within the nook in opposition to one thing unrecognizable. She dislodges the objects, the lipstick lolling in opposition to steel in her palm.
A forgotten present. A key to a house.
She drops the important thing within the rubbish.
She’s going to overlook once more.
Erin Lunde is a author, reader, musician, and supervisor of children who lives in Minneapolis, MN together with her household of 5. Her brief fiction is printed in Flash Fiction Journal, The Bangalore Overview, Intrinsick, Openwork Magazine and others. She writes “motherhood minutes.” on Substack and runs cold and hot on Instagram @everythingerinlunde. Most of her present writing and studying initiatives are discovered at her web site, erinlunde.com.
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