We’re as thrilled as freshly popped toast to bring you the first piece of fiction in Apogee Journal’s Overshare series,* “That Spring Work,” by Alberto Gullaba. The story begins:
“IT came that time of year again, when the minor plundering of First Year Dorms died down, and everyone was looking to wife something, to find some steady, round the way chick you wouldn’t mind bringing around your boys, a lady that could hold you down for the rest of year, maybe longer if it weren’t so shameful to admit that deep down, you was a suckafahlove…”
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You can also view the story as a pdf attachment, here: That Spring Work, by Alberto Gullaba — pdf (content copyright Apogee Journal)
ALBERTO GULLABA JR. was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. As a child of a military family, he moved frequently. He now lives in Long Beach, California, with his wife and trusty dogs.
*The Overshare series brings you content from Apogee’s Issue Two, posted online every Tuesday and Friday in July and August 2013.