Favorite

Dust Devil 

shutterstock_133534751.jpg

Empty storefronts and homes lined up along Grant like prisoners standing against the wall waiting for the firing squad. The defunct movie theater and closed up barber shop bordering on decrepitness sit with deathly stillness. Last looks and last words for the edifices waiting for a purpose that will never be realized again. We are used to things getting washed away in the desert. Grant Road, the monsoon of asphalt.

 —Julie Johnson

Send submissions to Tucson Weekly, 7225 N. Mona Lisa Road, Suite 125, Tucson, AZ 85741 or by email to mari@tucsonlocalmedia.com. Dust Devil, 70-word short stories, are due Friday, Noon. Get busy, Tucson.

Tags:

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

The Range

Claytoon of the Day: Fartsy Foreign Meddling

Claytoon of the Day: Fat Broads and Horse-Faced Lesbians

Laughing Stock: So. Much. Comedy!

More »

Latest in Dust Devils

Most Commented On

  • Danehy

    Tom’s old questions of 2019 make way for his new questions of 2020
    • Jan 30, 2020
  • Danehy

    Now That’s He’s Been Acquitted, Trump Can Get Back To His Ever-Growing Enemies List
    • Feb 13, 2020
  • More »

People who saved…

Facebook Activity

© 2020 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation