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Daniels Parseliti

Daniels Parseliti is a writer living in Harlem. His short story "Rats" appeared in the June 07 issue of the Rail. [email protected]

RATS

Professor Nutmeg was drunk again.

The Fox

I pull off the highway, down an exit ramp and into the parking lot of an Applebee’s. I’ve never eaten at an Applebee’s, but today I’m going to. In the parking lot there is a fox, rusty orange with a silver belly, darting back and forth across the asphalt like it just caught its wife cheating.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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