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Josep+Paloma

Paris is Raining Water is raining down Montmartre, rivulets leaking to the Seine. Josep feels like a martyr, the slow torture of wet feet. The stitching of his leather shoes is rotting; that’s the kind of winter it has been. … Continue reading

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The New Job

It was Jim’s first day on the job at Amalgamated Eye Charts. He learned that AEC uses the traditional Snellen chart, which is printed with eleven lines of block letters. The first line consists of one very large letter, always … Continue reading

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Into the sky

The sky was too much for him, too high, too bright, too clear, too blue. He was drawn to the irresistible marbled pattern of cloud and its absence, and it filled him with emptiness, a vertigo of all the senses. … Continue reading

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A drabble is a 100-word short fiction piece

And here’s one I had published last year at “The Drabble” WordPress site. I have a new one going up there today, was looking for it, couldn’t find it yet, and saw this one from the summer… Enjoy (opens in … Continue reading

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Laundry

SHE IS DRIFTING in the warm lulling roar of the laundromat. She is a writer of erotica, and she has her standards. No vampires, no werewolves, no zombies.  She’s no prude; au contraire, light bondage is just too trendy, has … Continue reading

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On the Steps

He died on the El, and then walked across a rainy sky between tall buildings and over a puddled lawn to Navy Pier. He spent the next week or so – who knows how long it really is when the … Continue reading

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The New Job

It was Jim’s first day on the job at Amalgamated Eye Charts. He learned that AEC uses the traditional Snellen chart, which is printed with eleven lines of block letters. The first line consists of one very large letter, always … Continue reading

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