Alchemy

By Tony Tinsley

Hera rose early, dashed outside to the brook, and then back to the kitchen. Golden-brown ambrosia flowed into her carafe as the alchemist magically transformed the water. A mesmerizing aroma, sweeter than Antheia’s most fragrant flowers, perfumed the air. Zeus awakened, and Gaia trembled when he rumbled, “Where’s my coffee?”

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Tony Tinsley is the editor of three reference works and a leading journal in psychology, and the author of microfiction stories appearing in 50 Give Or Take and 10 By 10 Flash Fiction. When he is not at sea, he divides his time between the Pacific Northwest and the heartland of the United States.

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