from The Sleeping Dictionary
Archery: to pull on a fruit until its limb lets you have it.
Blink: the pivot in a school of fish.
Dress: to travel in and out of clothes.
Kite: sky postage.
Maintain: a green banana.
Mouth: a small rodent released from a vacuum cleaner bag.
Waif: a single leaf that interrupts the stillness of a forest.
Daryl Scroggins lives in Marfa, Texas. He is the author of This Is Not the Way We Came In, a collection of flash fiction and a flash novel (Ravenna Press). His poems and fictions have recently appeared in Aji Magazine, Blink-Ink, MacQueen’s Quinterly, MoonPark Review, and Quarterly West, among others.One of his fictions has been included in Best Microfiction 2020.
See more of his work in 10.2 and 10.2 and 8.3 and 8.3 and 8.3 and 7.2 and 7.2 again and 6.2 and 6.2 and 6.2 again and in Special Flash issue 50/50 here and here