Stories tagged 52

It's True What They Say

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Pa grasps my fingers, odd because he's never held my hand and he's dead ten years anyway.

Fishing

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Gleaming, swiveling, the carp arced on the end of his hand-tied line. It was majestic, as city fish go, weighty and sleek.

Dubai on Ice

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When I see the ice hotel in the middle of the desert my eyes melt into nothing. . Oil money. Men die for it so that other men can showcase their plastic wives. Men in black suits and white robes tell me where to lay the…

Mister Fix-It

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Lined up like ghosts on the front lawn, the second-hand porcelain fixtures had embarrassed her.

The Way It Is

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She felt something in her backside crack...

Bearing Witness

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I hold them to the light...

Life is in the Right Always

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He hated facing backwards for the ride into town. He found no pleasure in reviewing where he’d been.

Cheap and Convenient

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Later, when she said she'd had miscarriages, I should have put it all together.

17 Days

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Sometimes, under the gauze and yellow salves, I glimpse you...

Swastika

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So why do we fight all the time?

blind

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what world is this?

Tainted Love

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...skinny love, skinned and thinned weak broth love...

crackers

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Max buys Animal Crackers by the carton-load from E-bay.

Cold Front

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On the eastern border of Siberia they say nothing grows.

Unintended Consequences

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...you pile into your Mercury and barrel down the street, the air smells like sea, the night goes forever...