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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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Deer Park

The old man had a moonhead, round, pockmarked, yellowed with age. He sat by the fire, slowly turning a poker stick, pulling it out now and then to appraise, dulleyed, the red glowing tip, a dying star. He said he … 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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Maybe It Was the Moon

We were higher than thin clouds slipping past the moon lantern at the peak of the black velvet tent of sky. The water was warm as the end of summer. She grasped my hand in her childlike fingers and led … Continue reading

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Automatic Writing, Leap Day Afternoon…

Leap day afternoon, a blizzard of great intensity, an extra day and nothing to do with it, save peck out these tiny stories with my two fingers, tapping too hard on the keys like I always do. Little stories about … Continue reading

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