He and his tailor-made suit walked into a dealership in Scottsdale and drove away in a brand new Ferarri, candy apple red. It can go 220 mph, the dealer told him.
Today he is stuck on the 202. To his right, an ’03 Ford Fiesta leads him by a nose.
Virgil Mathes is an avid fiction writer whose taste runs to the short and the long, bouncing between flash fiction and novellas. He also dabbles in poetic forms such as free verse and haiku. See more of his work at virgilmathes.com.