The night before I was supposed to die my brother arrived in my hospital room. I hadn’t seen him for forty years. I pushed the button on my morphine pump. We talked about riding rollercoasters as boys until I fell asleep. In the morning his hand was resting on mine.
Marc Simon’s short fiction has appeared in over 15 literary magazines. Five of his one-act plays have been winners in new works contests. His debut novel, The Leap Year Boy, was published in December 2012. His second novel, The Hanged Man, can be accessed in serial form via Kindle Vella. His newest novel, The Confession, is under contract. See more at marcsimonwriter.com.