California Lifeguard Stories — My Name is Perseus

by T.A. Mann

Festival of Arts entrance, Laguna Beach, California

It felt cold and slimy to the touch. I smeared the first generous swath of goo on my skin. It carried with it a particular smell that you wouldn’t describe as a fragrance. My handlers gave me a large jar of this stuff along with an oversized makeup sponge to apply it. No streaks, try to make it smooth as possible, they said hurriedly. My directions were to spread…

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T.A. Mann

T.A. Mann

T.A. Mann is new to writing. This new landscape has only begun to emerge on his horizon and he eagerly embraces this new frontier.