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