account_circle by Ethel Rohan
Raised in Ireland, Ethel Rohan now lives in San Francisco. She received her MFA in fiction from Mills College, CA. Her work has or will appear in Guernica, Gargoyle, Potomac Review, Los Angeles Review, and Southeast Review Online, among many others. Her short short story collection, Cut Through the Bone, is forthcoming from Dark Sky Books in December, 2010. A second short short collection, Hard to Say, is forthcoming from PANK, 2011. She blogs at



Issue No. 163 ~ December, 2010

My doctor’s hands felt large, cold. The genius confirmed my blindness, and postulated on shock, senility, psychosis. He and my daughter went on to talk about the big freeze forecast.