“Mind Body Heart Lungs” by Sherrie Flick

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Veronica gets a call from Brandon after eight months apart. He wants to meet. When she sees him, her body reacts in the same old way, detaching from her brain. He's keen to resume the relationship, but she's started to rebuild a life without him. A simpler life filled with gardening, healing her body and mind in her back lawn.


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About the Author
Sherrie Flick is the author of the novel Reconsidering Happiness, the flash fiction chapbook I Call This Flirting, and the short story collection Whiskey, Etc. Her stories have appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Flash Fiction Forward, New Sudden Fiction, Ploughshares, and Booth. She has received fellowships from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Ucross, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and VCCA. She teaches in the MFA and Food Studies programs at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. Her next collection of short stories is forthcoming from Autumn House Press in 2018.
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