Gene Albamonte's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Minnesota Review, CutBank, LIT Magazine, The Rattling Wall, Southern Indiana Review, and other publications. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida. He's online at albamontegene.com.
A small antique shop built of brown, weathered clapboard. Inside, for sale, an old typewriter. Caught in its dusky roller, a sheet of paper with a poem by James Wright typed onto it. But no: on second glance, no paper at all.