Len Messineo Jr. | The Sun Magazine

Len Messineo Jr.

Len Messineo Jr.’s work has appeared in Rosebud, Shenandoah, and Midwest Quarterly. He lives in Erie, Pennsylvania.

— From December 1995

So Familiar And Yet So Strange

First, there was the customer ahead of Simon in line disputing the price of a jumbo jar of sliced jalapeños. Then the senior who was low on cash and tried to pay on a credit card, invalidated three times.

December 1995
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