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Tell Us About It

Short Story   I was fourteen-years-old and had just started high-school when I got a part in the school musical. Everyone knows that Mrs. McNulty never gives parts to freshman, but I got one,...

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Small Talk 1 – Babel

Short Story You want another coffee? Yes. Two more coffees then please. Make mine long. Mine too. So two long? Americanos? No, not that long. Two regular long? Yes. What was I saying, ah...

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Serenity

Spoken Word So it came to pass, that one morning I awoke, and the Serenity Prayer snapped into place within the folds of my grey matter. After so many years, the ghosts populate more...

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Deprivation

Flash Fiction   I feel like Hank Chinaski lately. I’ve been cutting back on the booze, I’ve got liver pains. I fear it may conk out soon, maybe I gave it more than it...

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Snapshots

Short Story   He sat in the creaky, carved-up desk working up the courage to go talk to her. He had been staring at her all semester from that tiny, vandalized chair, but still...

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Esperanto

Chapter 2: Augusto is making an effort not to walk too eagerly towards the supervisor’s shed. He has long ago learned that general disinterest and ennui are the uniform of dock servicemen and failing...

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Esperanto

Short Story “…te amo como se aman ciertas cosas oscuras, secretamente, entre la sombra y el alma.” Pablo Neruda Part I: Silencio Chapter 1 As you emerge from sleep, nothing is yet. Atoms hastily...