Extracted by Ethan Swage
10:43 AM | Author: Glen Binger
Extracted by Ethan Swage

After Grandpa died, Grandma emptied the shelves above his workbench. She scrapped all but one of the jars he had packed with oddball findings: the jar filled with teeth. Grandpa's father—Grandma's secret crush—had extracted them during the Depression in true back-alley dentist fashion: one punch at a time.




Ethan Swage is a New Jersey–based writer/artist/photographer whose work has appeared in Flashshot, The Legendary, Everyday Weirdness, DiddleDog, and 50 to 1.
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2 comments:

On 6/9/10, 11:46 AM , Liz Haigh said...

This packs a punch.

Good stuff

 
On 6/10/10, 1:58 PM , Jason Jordan said...

Yeah, I really enjoyed this one.