All but one of the horses stand in the stable. Shielding the fireplace’s glow, Tom double-checks the window. Often in winter light and in sightlines from the living room to the pasture, the palomino can disappear.William Auten, “Creek on the Right”
“Creek on the Right” is now available at The Dead Mule School (“No good Southern fiction is complete without a dead mule.”). Thank you to Valerie and the DMS staff—and thanks to you for reading.