PseudoPod 482: The Box Wife

The Box Wife

by Emma Osborne

If you run your hands over me you’ll be pulling splinters from your palms for days.

I am in a room bare and dark.

About the Author

Emma Osborne

Emma Osborne is a fiction writer and poet from Melbourne, Australia. Her short stories can be found in Aurealis, Bastion Science Fiction and Shock Totem. Her poetry has been featured in Star*Line and has appeared in Apex Magazine. Emma comes from a long line of dance floor starters and was once engaged in a bear hug so epic that both parties fell over. She can be found on Twitter as @redscribe and her website is A Practical Crown

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About the Narrator

Eve Upton

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Eve Upton is huddled in the darkness of the cupboard. She appears to be scratching words into the floor. Upon closer inspection, they say: nolite the bastardes carborundorum.

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