shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Keith Nunes (Aotearoa/New Zealand) was nominated for Best Small Fictions 2019, the Pushcart Prize and has won the Flash Frontier Short Fiction Award. He's had poetry, haiku, short fiction, asemic writing and visuals published around the globe.

Keith Nunes

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He enters the event from the wings
Barely aware of himself
A sepia flicker
The diaphanous fish that leaps, is gone
Did you really see it?

What does the fish do after it's flash of brilliance,
When it realises the feat cannot be sustained?
It goes deeper
Looking for itself