portion of the artwork for Michael Cooper's fiction
Michael Cooper’s Comments

Out of these five pieces, I wrote “Pink Lady” first. The scope fit well in the container of 500 words, but the story raised questions concerning the relationships that had been fractured in that world. So I wrote the other four pieces in the order that they appear here. I sought to explore the consequences of this family’s estrangement from one another, and how emotional ties remain even through very long periods of disconnect.

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FRiGG: A Magazine of Fiction and Poetry | Issue 36 | Spring 2012