Author: Sandy Dodge

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Rusty

Short Story   That wasn’t his real name. They had adorned him with it after his second tour in Afghanistan, during which he was thrust back into duty without much training or intel, they...

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Summer’s End

Poem   Somersaults in overalls Tastes like summer Rock salt on your Birkenstocks As the birds revolve I can’t help but hum along and wonder I’m pushing twice as hard Barely moved at all...

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Floored

Floor 2a “Excuse me, sir. Which elevator-” “The one on the left, floors three to fifty-five. The right, floors fifty-six to ninety-eight.” The former, with a fresh coat of gel in his hair and...

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Foreign

Poem   Heart’s on a plane That folded in two Make you know my name It’s foreign to you Heart’s on a plane And I’d no clue It’s crashing again Into the foreign blue...

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Youthful Eulogy

Poem   I hope all have heard Of how the battle was done There were those who survived And those who won But you shoulda seen the battlefield I thought it just couldn’t be...

Medical Short Story 0

Trial and Bearer – Part Two (Final)

Medical Short Story   The clock bled into 08:57, then inevitably waded past 08:58. 08:59 came around, devoid of a foreign mannerism. But 09:00 was different. The clock struck 09:00 and the frenetic energy...

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Trial and Bearer – Part One

Short Story About Cancer   September 17th, 2018 Press Conference, New York City Owen tightened his jacket to his neck one last time, forced his dark brown bangs over his cow lick and took...

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Dive

Now the room was spinning. Now he was in control. He had come to live for that feeling. And even if he couldn’t at first remember which drugs he had loaded up on, he...