Buyer Beware by Jessica Knauss
8:51 PM | Author: Paul Mullin
Buyer Beware by Jessica Knauss

Our first night, the previous owners’ grandfather, all wafting essence and cold emanations, floated up to the ceiling, where he resembled a cobweb. Mother extended the mop and pushed at him until he became those blobs that look like spider egg sacs. Don’t worry, the house isn’t infested with spiders.

Jessica Knauss is a fiction editor at Fireship Press in Tucson, Arizona. She has published fiction, poetry, and nonfiction in numerous venues and is working on a novel set in medieval Spain. Get updates on her writing at her blog:
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On 9/24/11, 11:47 PM , Chris Rhatigan said...

Ha! Good one.