Flash fiction. Desi's doctor, by David Kotok. Image: the silhouette of a man gestures wildly with open arms over a pregnant woman lying at his feet. In the background, a large crowd standing near metal gates watches.

flash: Desi’s Doctor

Desi’s Doctor Reading time: about 2-3 minutes The metal gates rang like crazed gamelan under the fists of the mob. The chorus shouted and clapped. My clients were unsettled by the ruckus; the old man with a lump in his throat and the woman with a bloated tongue. They whispered, sharing doubts, and that I […]

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