Category: Fiction

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The List

There are, as an unspoken rule, two types of days. The first is favorable: it is one that has been looked forward to for many weeks, months, or even years leading up to its...

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The New Addition

Short Story   ‘But where did you get it, mom?’ Beverly continued to unpack her bags slowly and methodically, like she usually did. She pulled out a melon and placed it on the counter, then...

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Altered State – Final

The door was flung open almost immediately after I knocked, revealing my mother. She had bags under her eyes and looked thinner than she was before I left. “Hey, mom.” Her eyes widened as...

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Animal Dilemmas – Swan Penguin

Short Story For a first time in its life the Penguin felt tired. And it somehow knew that that is not temporary fatigue. The bulb was one thing but it merely served as an...

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Esperanto – Chapter 4

And so they do. Both walk past him and into the room to find Beatha still sitting in her chair. She raises her face she’d buried in her palms. –  Are we unloading according...

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Gin And Jazz

Short Story   I pulled the needle over to the record. It scratched as it spun. Two greats in duet. It had a sweet swell of suspicion to the tone of the cornet. I...