Magazine competition

Im thinking of submitting one of my short stories to overland. They are having a competition for stories under 3000 words. I dont know if ill get first place but its worth trying

Two Hearts song

I set a beat x3 Be Humble x3 Two hearts beat as one I said! Two hearts beat as one I said a two x2 Hearts But why I say Do two hearts, two hearts Beat as one “A set of two hearts” Beating as one

Dialogue

“Honey I’m home!” “How are you doing?” “I was wondering how you were?” “So I have kept care of the children as you said.” “What about the applesauce?” And then he finally responded with: “It’s in the fridge!” And then I replied: “Great” “I’ll look in the fridge” “Now what?” He looked at me again. […]