account_circle by Tom Birner
Tom Birner lives in Seoul, South Korea. In the past he has written regularly for New York Press and Filter Magazine, and has had short fiction published in Marginalia Literary Magazine, Gentle Strength Quarterly, and others. Currently he is revising his novel, April 4th, along with a full-length screenplay, Pearl, Montana.


Of Women And Rain

Issue No. 169 ~ June, 2011

He could hear her breath faintly and feel it on his cheek as she slept: the flesh-and-coffee smell, the sweet, approachable susurrus not unlike the violent tranquility, so visceral yet so narcotic, of the morning's rain; he was drowning in flowers.