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Fat Meera by TA Thakadipuram

Fat Meera by TA Thakadipuram Meera’s life would change forever on that warm August day, but her morning began innocuously enough — she awoke to her bleating alarm clock at 6:00 AM and, for...

The Plot by James Boyle

The Plot by James Boyle “I don’t think I can do it.”             Jessica strolled out of the bathroom, dropped her towel, and slid back under the covers. She smelled of hotel soap and...

How We Met by Frederick K. Foote, Jr.

How We Met by Frederick K. Foote, Jr. Mathias Cooke “Now, check this out. I don’t mean no disrespect. I say this with love. My baby got some long ass feet. I mean, her...

The Farm by N T Franklin

The Farm by N T Franklin Jackie, blonde with blue eyes and very curvy, was a living Barbie doll. Graduating top of her high school class, she was smart, too. On campus, she never...

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...

Miracle Baby by M E Johnson

Miracle Baby by M. E. Johnson I woke up trying to scream. The dream was so real. I wanted everything to shut off; I wanted to split my lungs, to kill myself screaming. But...

“A Garland of Blue Lotus” by Shefali Shah Choksi

“A Garland of Blue Lotus” by Shefali Shah Choksi The brass vessel clanged on the stone floor, and a sudden alarm rippled through the palace. The princess’s temper was legend all through Kashi. Every...