“Get out more,” his therapist said, so he goes to the local museum, takes snapshots of every piece of artwork. Oil on canvas. Click. Lithograph. Click. Woodcut. Click.
At home, he transfers them onto his hard drive, names the file: Museum Visit, November 2021.
Never looks at the pictures again.
Laura Besley is the author of micro fiction collection, (Un)Natural Elements (Beir Bua Press, 2021), 100neHundred (Arachne Press, 2021), and flash fiction collection, The Almost Mothers (Dahlia Books, 2020). Having lived in the Netherlands, Germany, and Hong Kong, she now lives in land-locked central England and misses the sea. She tweets at @laurabesley.