Author: S. P. Reilly

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Oven Suit

Short Story   He’d been a banker for a decade. He had a nice house. Two stories. He’d built a stone pizza oven in his backyard. Gave it a rustic feel. He cooked pizzas...

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Where the F**k Is the Pizza?

Short Story   I woke up abruptly gasping for breath. My heart raced as I tried to decide whether I was more frightened or confused. I decided I was unsure, stood up, and without...

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Smoking Spectators

Short Story   I was with Slick, smoking pot. We were hotboxing my car in the Kroger parking lot. It was dark out, around ten o’clock at night, and we were very high. My...

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The Loser

Short Story   We called him Old Man Jim. He called himself a loser. He was around fifty. Short and round with skinny, unstable legs. He walked funny and his hands shook a little...

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Meat and Veggies

Short Story   I’ve been going to Taste of Texas with my grandparents since I was a kid. They’re friends with the owners so we can get a table anytime. It’s one of my...

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The Janitor

Short Story   The janitor was always depressed and cynical. This was nothing new. The monotony of his occupation had left him numb, but he had no complaints. The anxiety he used to experience...