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Memorial

Haibun Mandy — dressed in black — welcomes a line of guests. They fill the Suffern Library Meeting room to capacity. Her boys, in their dark suits, sit next to her weary mother on...

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The Old Year

Poem   2015 is wearing thin: Like a rag scraping Across the kitchen floor One last row of stitching left Grey with grime and grease. The old year’s like a horrible old woman creeping...

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Animal Dilemmas – Lemur Oyster

Short Story   The boat hugged the coast for a while longer before it made a turn for the open sea. The two giants navigating the small vessel in turns made no conversation. While...

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The Curtain Dances

Short Story   I’m sick of the clock ticking. It echoes through the halls at night when it’s dead silent. Peacefulness interrupted by ticks and tocks and struggles for breath from next door. Those...