Stories tagged leaving

With Her Mouth Full

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He had short dark hair, a black shirt and an accent.

Why We Leave

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3 paragraphs from an essay I'm working on.


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Ruby never wailed. She was tougher than that. Her eyes were hot with tears, though. She dabbed a dishcloth along her cheeks. Ruby was 31 years old, broken down and drained. She married for love at first, got hate in the end, and lost more than…


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But she knew what she would find. She knew it all the moment she felt the sticky fingerprints behind the slat of her old oak slay bed. The fingerprints that would only be left from a person grabbing it from behind their head. The fingerprints that she

Before She Gets into the Car

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His white shirt gleams