thirty-ninth Moon Prize goes
to Oonah V Joslin's story "Living a Lie." So
few words, so much story. Happy full moon and happy 50th anniversary
of the Apollo adventure to all.
Living a Lie
by Oonah V Joslin
Catherine did her hair a bit. Hoped he wouldn’t be
late again. She smoothed her dress and the dog nuzzled her.
“Down, Roger. Go wait for
with his big head on his paws. Same routine every night. Later she’d hug him and cry.
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V Joslin is poetry editor at The Linnet’s Wings. She has won prizes for
both poetry and micro-fiction. Her book Three Pounds
ISBN: 13: 978-1535486491 is available online from Linnet’s Wings
Press and you can see and hear Oonah read in
this National Trust video. The first part of her
Genie in a Jam is
serialised at Bewildering Stories, along with a large body of her work (see Bibliography). You can follow Oonah
on Facebook or at Parallel Oonahverse https://oovj.wordpress.com/.