by Michael Hearing
St. Francis knew it, Bobby McGee learned it, and Andrew Thurston meets the realization head on.
Eve is a nobody – just a dirty, mentally challenged homeless woman who stands on a street corner in her rags and "prophesies." But she knows exactly what she possesses, what most of those who pity her don't have.
"Eve's Refusal" is a Flannery O'Connor-esque short story of approximately 3,400 words.