How to Build a Potato Launcher

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Carey Dunne is a freelance writer living in Manhattan with her neurotic dog, Moon. She recently graduated from Barnard College, where she received the Helen Prince Memorial Prize for Excellence in Dramatic Writing. Her work has been featured on The Huffington Post and Salon.com. In her free time, she likes to play the drums and draw.

Macro-Fiction

How to Build a Potato Launcher

Issue No. 191 ~ April, 2013

Joey and Apache don’t know this, but they’re standing in a spot in the desert where once every three hundred and fifty years, a solar eclipse sends all the scorpions in the desert from their holes. Dark, for scorpions, is like morning light.