Legacy in Lace By Quinn Tyler Jackson
May 30, 2011 Comments Off on Legacy in Lace By Quinn Tyler Jackson
As he exhaled his last breath, Jean Untel, found his thoughts drifting to his friend Karl, the potboiler novelist, a man with a talent for writing tomes as thick as War and Peace but as light, lacey, and inconsequential as a single glove nobody would wear in winter, and so Jean was able to find peace in the epiphany that his own life, while shortened by tuberculosis and certainly brief enough chronologically to qualify for the honor, would never find itself mortalized by his friend’s pen.
© 2011 Quinn Tyler Jackson
Quinn Tyler Jackson is a poet, novelist, musician, visual artist, and computer scientist. His work has been published online and in print internationally. He lives a quiet but passionate life in Canada with his wife and two cats.