Stories tagged young


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The sink spat its water in a most erratic and vindictive fashion, with varying temperatures of discomfort and a nefariously mechanical nonchalance. Her arms are elbow deep in the misbehaving appliance, it looked to us as if she was drowning a small rodent

The Cat's Chair

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A cat terrorizes a small family. They fight back.

As You Go

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our lips touch dainty teacupsas fragile and breakable asthe air around usas our conversationsipping sweet, wild orange teamy favorite:you always were and still piano melodieslet's hum gently alongbackground music for my mindanother constantlike my pulse and the…

A Piece of Tale from the North Pole

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It told such a tale, it complected me pale Oh the scandal! I thought, reading on It exposed good St. Nick (despite all of the schtick) As a shamelessly brazen Don Juan. For he weren’t always old and the fact must be told...


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"Fifty is prolly as high as I go," says a broker voice; now, the chippy is cupping her breasts,

Jake's Latex Slingshot

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The first time I felt it, I didn’t know why. I assumed it was normal and perhaps it was. I was hiding under an orange blanket in the living room. One of them, Jake, told me where I could find the tubing, in a dumpster at the back of the emergency room par

A Little Piece of Humanity

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It wasn't meant to happen like this— the shutter, the feeling of breathlessness when he touched her shoulder, even after he had pointed out all of the things she had done incorrectly throughout the day. They had been married for five years in February, and as…