The Siege of the Fruit Flies

Bananas hang rotting on a stand. Last reserves exhausted, they threaten to collapse in a muddled heap. Wings buzz. The peel falters. Empires far greater have fallen from less.

Salena Casha’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in over 30 publications. While retelling Chinese Mythology, she drinks coffee and eats copious amounts of chocolate chips. She lives in Andover, Massachusetts. www.salenacasha.com