on of my favorite flash fiction writer friends is sharing his amazing work in honor of his 40th birth-year. lots of marvelous pieces for all of you flash-fiction lovers!
When the aliens arrived, we asked the scientists to figure out what they had come for first.
We asked the science fiction writers next.
We should have asked the poets sooner. They came for love.
“First Contact” was originally published in 2018 by Cuento Magazine, which has retweeted it as one of eight stories from its first eight years as part of its anniversary celebration.