GOOSEBERRY PIE LIT MAGAZINE

On My Birthday, My Husband Surprises Me with Divorce Papers and a 50% Off Coupon for a Bungee Jump

Photo by Eketerina – Unsplash

by Mikki Aronoff

Two gifts! Classy, I think, on the downward dizzy, the ravine a muddy blur of moose and pine. My bowels now pudding. Dispersing midges on the return bounce, I applaud trout giving anglers the stink eye. Landing feet-first, the snip-snip-snip of hubby’s secateurs closing in. My tickets to ride, punched.

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Mikki Aronoff plays with words and advocates for animals.

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