Category: Fiction

Heavy by Amy Long (Lucent Dreaming Issue 5)

Occasionally, you’ll turn on the news to watch as monuments are erected, as wars are waged, as humanity becomes something alien. Every piece of new information fills you with dread but still, you sit and watch, waiting for the incentive to act.

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Two Hairdressers by Alexis Wolfe (Lucent Dreaming Issue 5)

I place the new scissors in exactly the same spot as his old pair. Shut the lid of his hairdressing toolbox carefully, leaning over it to muffle the click with my bosom. Crunching toast, he doesn’t even glance over as his favourite scissors drop into the trash. The silver handles glint in the darkness but an overripe banana sinks them,

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