Category Archives: Fiction

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

Beautiful Music

Beautiful Music

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“Grampa was tied with thin rubber tubes shooting out of his arms, a thicker tube pumping his lungs up and down jutted out of his throatmore

The Balboa AA Club

The Balboa AA Club

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“It seems that every time I drink I go to jail. You must tell me how to fix this,” he saidmore

The Onyx Skull

The Onyx Skull

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“The thing was dark, and not simply with gore but with a natural tint, a shine, as if polished and dyed to the deep black of stone. Wetness clung to it, and sinewy tissuemore

Wingman

Wingman

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“When I wonder, as I sometimes do, what happened to all my guy friends, and why I prefer the company of women and would just as soon they leave their men at home, I think of my brief employment with Sam Rmore

Lipstick and Handcuffs

Lipstick and Handcuffs

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“Someone had tried to paint him up as a clown. His hands were handcuffed behind his back and his eyes stared upwardsmore