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PRESS AND HOLD POWER

by

Becca Jenkins

 

 

Enter. Enter. Enter. Down. Enter. Down, down. Up, up. Enter. Enter. Click. Click. Click. Control-W. Control-W. Click. CLICK. Enter. Enter. Control-W. Control-W. Click. ClickCLICK. Escape. Escape. Enter. Shit. Tab, tab. Down, down. Up. Down. Enter. Space. Space. I said SPACE. Space, space, space, space, space. Control-W. CONTROL-W. CONTROL-WWWWWWW. Enter. Enter. Tab. Tab. Click. Downdowndowndowndown. Delete. Delete. Enter. Enter. Space. Goddammit. Click. Ewpoajgvldklgdjgadjkmkfdmmfm,b. Enter. Enter—ent-ent-enter. Motherfucking piece of shit. Space. Space. Spacespacespacespacespacespacespacespace. Click. Click. Clickclickclickclickclick. AJEIO”RKLSMGVKfjjkdjka. ENTERENTERENTER. CLICKCLILICK. ESCESCESCESCESC. ENTERCLICKESCCLICKENTERSCAPEICK. SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE. Control-alt. Control-delete. Alt. Con—alt. DELETE. FUCK OFF. Control…alt…delete. Task manager. End task. Piece of shit. Control-alt-delete. Control—FUCK. Control…alt…delete. Task manager. End task. Control-alt-delete. Task manager. End task. End task. End task. END TASK. ENTERENTER. Control-alt. Motherfucker. Control-alt-delete. ENDENDENDENDENDTASK. Spacespacespacespacespacespacespacespace. ENNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNTER. &(*^)AFDSJK;LFDSJK;FASDJK;FDASJKL;FDASJKL;FDASJKL; ESCESCESCESCESCESCESCESCESCESC Task manager. End task. IWILLSMASHYOU. End task. Control-alt-delete. Down. Down. Click. CLICK+_CLICK)FCLICK> Control-alt-delete. Control-alt-delete. CONTROLALTDELETE. =—OP[DFKODFJI; Enter. Enter. Click. Click. ENTERENTERFUCKYOUENTER. Press and hold power.

 

 


About the Author

Becca Borawski Jenkins holds an MFA in Cinema-Television Production from USC and has short stories appearing or forthcoming in Menacing Hedge, concis, The Forge, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, Syntax & Salt, and Corium. She is also an Associate Flash Fiction Editor at jmww. She and her husband spent the last year living off grid in a remote part of North Idaho, and now roam North America in their RV.

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