Author Archives: Jarrett Haley

An Uneasy Heaven

An Uneasy Heaven

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“The nearest pizza to Heaven can be purchased with an American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA at Messina’s Restaurant? in the Cressona Mall in Pennsylvaniamore

Felix and the Gumbo

Felix and the Gumbo

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“He also put into the pot: redfish that was cut into little squares, shrimp, crab meat, sausage, bay leaves, celery, onions, and beer among other thingsmore

Portrait of Bullwhip

Portrait of Bullwhip

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“I grabbed the whip and let it loose in the garage, let it slither around my feet, and then I took it out into the carport.more

Get a Grip on Yourself

Get a Grip on Yourself

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“I grab the stack of mags and settle into the chair, immediately trying not to think about how many other bare asses have sweated in itmore

The Pine Barrens at Night

The Pine Barrens at Night

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“Our friend said he wasn’t feeling right, that he didn’t trust himself to be alone. This isn’t the first time he’s called in a moment of crisis. We don’t want to leave a man behind, so we gomore

Reckonings

Reckonings

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“Some threw rotten fruit, so Sanchez rode abreast with the boy to shield what he could, but the boy and his horse were hit aplentymore

Adaptation

Adaptation

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“She bought a convertible Lexus, did I mention? I get home one night at ten, there it is in the drivewaymore

Nineteen Ninety-Nine

Nineteen Ninety-Nine

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“Dad said if the world was ending he wanted his grill under the maple in our backyard more

Una Vida

Una Vida

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“He called her Lucy, after my Ma, on account of her eyes being big, round, and dyingmore

The Book of Joel

The Book of Joel

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“I knew I wouldn’t make it in this world for two seconds if I didn’t have someone like him to look out for memore