Tagged: travel

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Dot Comet

Short Story   8 August, 1957 Between bouts of inescapable fatigue Taking it as a sign from God that the only empty seat on the airplane rested quiet and unassuming beside him, he took...

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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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Kronos got Drunk – Part Twelve (Finale)

Serial Fiction   I watched with mouth agape as the Olympians descended into Elysium. They were dressed in magnificent robes and armors, carrying shimmering spears and swords and shields. Hermes, Artemis, Athena, Apollo —...

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Kronos Got Drunk – Part Eleven

Serial Fiction   Three hours passed before Jonathan Hughes emerged from the apartment. He stumbled down the few steps on the stoop, gripping the handrail like a newborn clings to its mother. A shadow...

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An Unpleasant Reminder

Haibun I find it just before I leave on some errands. A crumpled memo, with Sean’s R’s mother’s phone number on it, requests a phone conference. It’s at least two weeks old, if not...

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Kronos Got Drunk — Part Ten

Serial Fiction   The titan lord of time looked at me with cold, hard eyes. “You,” he said. His voice shook the air like a thunder clap. “You are a fool. You sought power over wisdom. ...