This is a little taster from my upcoming short story, published as part of Lazy Gramophone's Time anthology. It's an experimental piece of writing which plays with the structure and texture of language as well as being about living, riding bikes, broken hearts and self discovery.
"W-o-r-d-s- w-o-r-d-s- w-o-r-d-s, sticky and enticing like your favourite fruit chew, sweet and gummy, you work them through to a slow lubrication of each syllable. That's where it begins. They sh