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Basic Humanity

Poem   I looked up at the night sky to see a million stars, they all shone side by side. Some dull. Others bright. I looked down at the earth below. It looked like a...

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House Party – Part One

Short Story It was one story. A porch out front with an awning. Buried deep in on of the forgotten parts of L.A. The lawn was unkempt, the paint peeling from the walls, the...

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Moving Out And Moving On

Short Story Claire taped the cardboard box shut and sighed. She stood up, wiping a bead of sweat from under her headband as she admired her handiwork. Her small studio apartment was completely empty,...

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Immaculate Fracture

Short Story   Dead children. Wasn’t that the final trigger? You see death, grown up death – and you become cold to it. You see suffering, brutality, cruelty, you immunise yourself to them and...

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Meltdown

Haibun Frankie pounds the brown, floral-print pillow on our Lazy Boy. He screams. Then utters a long series of unintelligible noises. His tear-swollen eyes soon turn red. He never gave us a permission slip...

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Lolita’s Lap Dance – Part Two

Short Story   To those girls I must have looked like a bargain-basement version of themselves. Nevertheless, someone apparently wanted a dance from this heavily discounted pseudo-stripper and I had decided, against my better...