Short Stories by Jen Telger

Small Worlds Brought to Life in Five Thousand Words or Less

Summer Storm – A MicroStory

Mar 09, 2023

Summer Storm – A MicroStory by Jen Telger          Raindrops slammed into the ground as if fired from a shotgun, each drop exploding like a land mine, carving its own crater in the dirt. Anthony was grateful for the flexible green canopy above his head, knowing it would bend, but was unlikely to break. This wasn’t his first summer storm, but it was the most violent. His stomach churned with equal parts nerves and excitement.      “I told you we shoulda