Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Men Who Come from Flowers, by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

(Allegory) Susan grows flowers that the collectors turn into men for the luckiest women. But she has a secret lover from a flower she never turned in. (1,268 words; Time: 04m)

"The Men Who Come from Flowers," by (edited by C.C. Finlay), appeared in issue 09-10|18, published on by .

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Review: 2018.480 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: In the end, Susan comes clean, her lover’s life is saved, and she accepts her punishment.

Con: The message is unsubtle and uninteresting, but there’s little else to the story.

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