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Through a Mirror, Transcendently by Mark Joseph Kevlock

Through a Mirror, Transcendently by Mark Joseph Kevlock The dimensional abyss yawned wide and my other self stepped through. She was a crime-fighter, a philanthropist, a woman. We sat down to dinner, across the...

The Laughter of the Clown by Mark SaFranko

The Laughter of the Clown by Mark SaFranko The moment Garrett Bernson pushed through the turnstile and went for the vacant bench, he saw her. A tall blonde of around thirty, she was standing...

Horst’s Hummingbirds by Charles Joseph Albert

Horst’s Hummingbirds by Charles Joseph Albert Horst didn’t become aware of his strange gift he got to college. Not, he told himself years later, that the college had anything to do with it. More...

Della by Lily Tierney

Della by Lily Tierney Originally from Texas, Della is working temp jobs in New York City. Her dream was to become a poet. She is currently working as a receptionist at an ad agency...

The Grey Smudge by David Sweeney

The Grey Smudge by David Sweeney 1 I’ve learned two things in the last three weeks. I find that even as I write this now I can hardly believe that it has only been...

Danielle by NT Franklin

Danielle by NT Franklin Danielle was the girl of my dreams. Class president and head cheerleader, she was the most popular girl in the high school. I hung out in auto shop. I did...

The Sniper by NT Franklin

The Sniper by NT Franklin A gang violently assaulted Andrea when she was 10; Rosa had to get her niece out of Lynn, Massachusetts to heal. Rosa had been caring for her twin sister...

Love is Blind by Kristy Kassie

Love is Blind by Kristy Kassie “Bathroom break before I leave the mall,” Cassie called. “Sure,” Brogan said from behind the dressing room curtain. “But we’re already late for the meeting.” “We are not.”...

Kirkland’s Pond Bridge by Colin Pryor

Kirkland’s Pond Bridge by Colin Pryor Kirkland’s Pond sat next to Fenton High School. A former mill-pond turned state park, it served as a recreational area to thousands of boaters, fishermen, and day hikers...

Grease Frightening by Kristy Kassie

Grease Frightening by Kristy Kassie Terriyaki-drizzled pork chops with roasted garlic and chillies, golden-brown potatoes, still-crisp zucchini, red pepper and carrot gleamed through a waft of steam. The meal looked as scrumptious as the...