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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...

Have a Nice Day by DL Shirey

Have a Nice Day by DL Shirey The cavernous assembly area is far behind me, but I can still hear the pleasant lilt of the repeated message, “Please face forward. Remove your hats. Keep...

Promotion by Anoop Anthony

Promotion by Anoop Anthony Manu Raj sat slumped in his cramped cubicle watching the CEO’s cabin at the far end of the office floor. Through its glass walls, Manu saw the CEO, Mr. Dixit,...

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...

Slaves to the Grind by Joe Prosit

Slaves to the Grind by Joe Prosit Perfect coffee doesn’t happen by accident. It takes fresh grounds, good equipment, and attention to detail. When I arrived at work that Monday, I had the equipment...

Bestie Box by Tom W. Miller

Bestie Box by Tom W. Miller Even as she held the phone and listened to Danielle, her best friend, offer words of comfort, Tara could not avert her longing gaze from the photograph of...

Office Mouse by S.J.Budd

Office Mouse by S.J.Budd It was the third time that Clara had dreamt that horrible dream again, but even worse, it was a Monday; the beginning of another week. She hated her job, and...