photo of tic-tac-toe game drawn into sand

The Concealer by Matthew Vasiliauskas

The boy was in charge of burying things. Now this had been determined well-before he was born, for the boy came from a group known as the Concealers, that revered class responsible for disposing of anything dead. Of course this wasn’t just the often bloated and sun-burned bodies clogging the curbs and alleyways of the…