Karen Stromberg


A Cappella

Where I grew up
there were no angels,
just science,
and a postmodern economics
from the Great Depression.

I used to stand at the window
singing to God.
Where did she learn this,
they used to say,
deeply embarrassed.


First published: Walking with Ducks (Caernarvon Press, 2001)

Karen Stromberg recently has had two flash fiction accepted by upcoming anthologies.
She’s delighted that works can be published more than once. She can be reached at karenstromberg@aol.com