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The Tar of Freedom by Frederick Frankenberg

The Tar of Freedom by Frederick Frankenberg The peaceful and calm sensation when I found that vein in my arm with the needle flashed through my mind. My eyes opened, and I had blurry...

The Kind of Lover I Am by Giuliana Barletta

The Kind of Lover I Am by Giuliana Barletta As a young girl, I always enjoyed watching movies about princesses being saved by their princes. I remember wanting nothing more than to be swept...

Chess in Hanoi by Gary Ives

Chess in Hanoi by Gary Ives This is about my cousin Gordon who grew up rough. Nobody, including his mother Thelma, knew for certain who his father was, only that he was black. Sadly,...

Spell Defusal by Cody Eckman

Spell Defusal by Cody Eckman Defusing bombs isn’t much like what you see in movies or on TV. There is very rarely a timer counting down in your face, any beeping or ticking noises,...

No Doubt About It by Tony Billinghurst

No Doubt About It by Tony Billinghurst Real people can’t find me. Even if they search through all the dead end towns in the world and get the right one, they won’t find the...

Patti’s Story by Julian Grant

Editor’s Note: You can read a previous story from author Julian Grant featuring the character Ned Miller titled ‘Miller’s Junction’ by clicking here. The following story titled ‘Patti’s Story’ has another adventure of Ned....

Miller’s Junction by Julian Grant

Miller’s Junction by Julian Grant Ned Miller hated how the room still stank of her death. He’d forever think of the lavender air freshener she insisted he spray every hour to cut back on...

Welcome To The Stone Age by Sylvia Cumming

Welcome To The Stone Age by Sylvia Cumming Victor G. Bevens, data clerk extraordinaire, lit his midday cigarette and leaned against a potted palm outside the Natural History Museum, watching a crowd of mothers...

Doctor Faircloth, EdD by Steve Slavin

Doctor Faircloth, EdD by Steve Slavin Elizabeth was a born self-promoter. By the time she started kindergarten, she had already figured out that the trick to getting ahead was to just tell people what...

The Fafank by Dillon Eliassen

The Fafank by Dillon Eliassen The other eulogists had stood at the lectern away from bisnonna Marie’s casket, but I took my turn standing near her; I wished to speak to bisnonna Marie as...