August 14, 2007

Book Smart - Fiction

GILLEY SUIT (CAMOUFLAGE)By Sheri WrightIf we try to describe him,we won’t knowthe color of his hair,if his eyes are brown or blue,no standout feature,scars or tattoos.The cashier sees onlythe ten dollar bill in his hand.No one holds the elevator for him.As a child, he fastened on bits of shadowfrom dark places where he hid.After a while,uncle didn’t notice him anymore.Book Smart ChallengeEntries — either flash fiction or poetry — should be no more than 300 words. The deadline is the first business day of each month (for work to be published later that month). Contestants may submit up to three entries per month. LEO reserves the right to publish any submitted work in print and online. Send entries to, with “Book Smart Challenge” in the subject line, or mail to LEO, Book Smart Challenge, 640 S. Fourth St., Ste. 100, Louisville, KY 40202.