Daniels Parseliti is a writer living in Harlem. His short story "Rats" appeared in the June 07 issue of the Rail. email@example.com
Professor Nutmeg was drunk again.
I pull off the highway, down an exit ramp and into the parking lot of an Applebees. Ive never eaten at an Applebees, but today Im 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.