Rejection by Robert Vaughan
7:15 PM | Author: Paul Mullin
Rejection by Robert Vaughan

They listened to Everything But the Girl in her tiny room tucked beneath the staircase. When he tried to kiss her, she ran to the bathroom to throw up. Alone in her room he prayed aloud before he swallowed the entire bottle of Nembutal.

Robert Vaughan’s plays have been produced in N.Y.C., L.A., S.F., and Milwaukee where he resides. He leads two writing roundtables for Redbird- Redoak Studio. His prose and poetry is published in over 125 literary journals such as Elimae, BlazeVOX, and A-Minor. He is a fiction editor at JMWW magazine, and Thunderclap! Press. Also hosts Flash Fiction Fridays for WUWM’s Lake Effect. His blog:
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On 6/5/11, 8:50 PM , Andrea on Dahill said...

Tucked beneath the staircase...lovely.

On 6/6/11, 2:50 PM , Emily Bertholf said...

Conflict and nerves in every line. You pack quite a punch.

On 6/7/11, 9:45 AM , Anonymous said...

Very vivid, Robert. But, you always are.