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Today there is none. Eve refills the bowls and feels her cell phone vibrate. She gets her phone out. Who r u? She doesn’t know who is sending her this text. She hadn’t messaged anyone. She closes the phone and pours some dog food into a soup bowl on the kitchen floor. She pushes the pee pads deep into the trashcan and takes out the trash. She goes back inside and tells the cat to stop it. As she opens the door that leads to the basement she’s careful not to let the dog sneak through. Eve watches as the cat hops through the pet door, anxious to see her kittens. Eve follows the black cat down the wooden steps, past empty coke bottles filled with yellow juice and cigarette stubs. And then she is standing in darkness. She moves toward the sound of meowing and reaches for the flashlight she keeps down there. She puts her hand in the soup bowls and they are empty so she

Black Fox Literary Magazine Issue #3  

The Winter Issue of Black Fox Literary Magazine featuring new fiction, poetry, non-fiction and photography.

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