A Glimpse – Short Story

Short Story By: Alexandra Kinias The thermal blanket that covered the skies of Cairo  trapped the smog in the atmosphere and caused the temperature to soar. The woman who stood by the bus door was covered from head to toe in a black burqa and black gloves, with only a slit for her eyes to see through. She was suffocated by the body heat of the sweaty passengers who crammed inside the bus like a can of sardines.  The sticky sweat rolled under her armpits and between her thighs and intensified her feeling of heat. The bus maneuvered through the … Continue reading A Glimpse – Short Story