Nadav Spiegelman

Lightspeed Magazine, June 2015

Author
Lightspeed Magazine, Seanan McGuire, John Chu, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Chaz Brenchley, Rose Lemberg, Geoff Ryman, Amal El-Mohtar, Susan Jane Bigelow, and Nalo Hopkinson
My last highlight
2015-06-07
Number of highlights
6

My Highlights

Overcooked chicken breast had the taste and consistency of soft wood.
Jake and Tyler had gone from one basement filled with people to another basement filled with people.
aging hippies polished by their long academic careers into a reluctant kind of respectability;
The train rattles underground, all stale air and musty seats. The people studiously look aside, giving each other the safety of not noticing, bubbles of imaginary emptiness in the crowd.
Then we came to Utah and western Colorado, where the charcoal-gray skeletons of trees dusted with decomposing leaves looked like a special effect rendered in grayscale under a shockingly blue sky. We were used to silent highways, but through these graveyards the bus’s quiet engine felt both respectful and resigned.
They’d talk about their day, Harry would drink one glass of red, and there’d be a few hours in their own universe, two stars rotating round each other, exchanging warmth.