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Eggshell White Frigidaire

When he was seven, he and his four-year-old brother hunted raspberries in the ravine. They found an old abandoned refrigerator covered in brambles. He continued filling his coffee can with blood-red berries, maneuvering carefully around thorns, eating any over-ripe fruit. … Continue reading

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A Tale

“Hop in, Pierre! We must escape evil Uncle Adolf,” Bunny shouted. “But you don’t know how to fly, Bunny! How ever will we survive?” “Have faith, cherie! This is fiction,” she exclaimed, touching Pierre gingerly on the cheek with one … Continue reading

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Lineage

Her bleached hair pulled into a dark-rooted ponytail, the girl in pajama bottoms pushes a stroller over a patch of brown weeds in the sidewalk and shouts upward, head tilting slightly, the arc of her invective presumably aimed at the … Continue reading

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A Few Introductory Words

Welcome. Tonight I am honored to welcome The Author to our Tuesday Night Reading Series. This is one writer who needs no introduction. The world first glimpsed The Author’s talent with the publication of “Tender Punishments” in the Middle-Midwestern Tiny … Continue reading

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Antlers are hard to swallow

Once upon a time there was a man who was very angry because he had antlers. Hunters shot at him. People laughed at his antlers. He couldn’t wear a hat and he had to buy a convertible. Doctors tried to … Continue reading

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february 14 is a special day

a valentine’s poem by me the only way to tell you how i feel is writing it in shit on your windshield

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