Fiction from Danny Powell

Photo by Matthew Henry

Gunshine State

Roger went to a gun show. He went to a gun show and bought a gun. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family from something. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family from something, he just wasn’t quite sure what. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family from something, he just wasn’t quite sure what, but he knew it was something scary. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family from something, he just wasn’t quite sure what, but he knew it was something scary, something like the boogeyman. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family from something, he just wasn’t quite sure what, but he knew it was something scary, something like the boogeyman, that faceless brown creature. He went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family from something, he just wasn’t quite sure what, but he knew it was something scary, something like the boogeyman, that faceless brown creature bent on destroying him.

Roger went to a gun show and bought a gun to protect himself and his family from something, he just wasn’t quite sure what, but he knew it was something scary, something like the boogeyman, that faceless brown creature bent on destroying him, and when he got home he loaded his bullets and waited.
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Danny Powell is a writer of fiction and a director of motion pictures. He has been awarded writing fellowships and residencies from Hawthornden Castle, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, Tofte Lake Center, and Art & History Museums–Maitland. His work has appeared in Blunderbuss Magazine, Fantastic Floridas, York Literary Review, The Adirondack Review, Pea River Journal, and elsewhere. More at danny-powell.com.

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  1. […] at Hawthornden Castle in Scotland. He’s had work recently published in The Adirondack Review, Atlas & Alice, and elsewhere.    DAN REITER’S recent short fiction has earned honors in […]

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