Stories tagged micro

pvt Old Scores

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I feel cantankerous in my dotage today, wanting to pick a fight.

pvt Heroes of Vietnam

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Gunships hovered above the treetops...

pvt A Sort of Rorschach Test

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I asked an old man how he writes such moving poems and he said he reads a lot of poetry and when one pricks him, he picks and picks at the wound until blood begins to flow freely, and then he spills it onto paper in a sort of…

Waiting

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The beige walls groan, compressed by this day, this hour. Cracks may appear momentarily.

Scope

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His father...

pvt Slow-mo

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More than anything, I need a way to get to her.

The Trapper Boy at Work, One Mile Underground

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The coal carts come and go like the seasons, never stopping.

Cry Wolf

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"You are wolves circling, eyes burning in the dark...."

The Phosphorescent French Fry

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She's speaking again, this time in whispers. Her head is shrinking in on itself. If there is a way to save her I'm not aware of it.

How to Make It Through the Night

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Don't answer calls...

pvt three war micros

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After operating all night, the surgeon comes up out of blood and gore to stand in morning sunlight.

three war micros

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After operating all night, the surgeon comes up out of blood and gore to stand in morning sunlight.

Slo-mo

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Some people can't stand prosperity, she says.

My Last Hunts

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Young bucks in a car with a pistol...

After Hours

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The Katy Did closed and we followed two girls in a red Chevy...