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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

Home Furnishing

Home Furnishing

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“She says that at night she can hear them scratching, the cockroaches; she is certain they wait like voyeurs for the lights to go outmore

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

Girls

Girls

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I met your father, a simple man, and six years later you were born. We have no television because we’re here in the woods to experience the world. more

Kings

Kings

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Those gnarled and arthritic hands, back now bowed like the hooked end of a gaffe, his dad once seemed like the most powerful man in the world.more

Plenty of Time, Yet

Plenty of Time, Yet

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“Before I knew what I was doing, I chucked the banana. A lifetime of frustration with this team boiled over in that instantmore