The generator fails, the temperature begins to rise, and you realise: this may be the last conversation you ever have. Some birthday, eh?
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About the author: Sharni Wilson is a New Zealand writer of fiction and Japanese-to-English literary translator, whose work has appeared in Takahē and the Tokyo Poetry Journal. She can be found at www.sharniwilson.com
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