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The Inner Voice

a drop falls from the ceiling on the warm floor a drop drops another one follows a leaf flies on the wind through the forest a leaf flies another one follows a pain hurts...

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Meltdown

Haibun I’m administering a Level I Vocational Assessment to Ana, when Julian bursts into the room. He throws something that misses Myru and hits the metal cabinet housing our class’ books and folders. He...

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The Great Dream

Short Story   “‘Are you dreaming?’ “The question caught me off guard. I didn’t recognize the voice. I turned to look at the man that questioned me. ‘Excuse me?’ As I turned I realized...

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Tapestry of Joy

Short Story   If the theory that postulates an infinite number of parallel universes is correct, then the following definitely happened: In a universe very much like our own apart from a few crucial details,...

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The Voluntourist

Short Story   ‘I don’t think you’re hearing me.’ Cheryl slumped further into the chair and examined her nail beds. Jenna inhaled deeply through her nose before continuing. ‘Cheryl, I can assure you that...

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Morning Whine

Haibun The coffee maker still gurgles after nearly an after hour. A steady electric hum drowns out the chorus of birdsongs, save one. Gray clouds swallow the sky. The rain triggers an ache across...

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Experiment – The Lower Back

Spoken Word Tales, I win. Tails, you guess. Taels; we each take a look at the smog-lined horizon and wonder at the golden palaces hidden in the murky but glorious past; but only for...

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God In The Waiting Room

Short Story   Sitting in the urgent care waiting room, I fought back nausea and thoughts of fifty worst-case scenarios. The pain in my lower back thrummed with my breath, ebbing and flowing like...