First Sentence of a Story Titled “Max’s Exploding Goldfish or My Life as a Zookeeper”

by Mark BROWN

Max realizes the graveness of his situation when he writes the words “RAMEN NOODLES” in boldface on their own line in his four-item budget, directly below “RENT,” “PAYMENTS TO CREDITORS,” and “DRINKING.”

Filed under Fiction on January 19th, 2004