Category Archives: Fiction

Decline of the Swan

Decline of the Swan

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“Ledas are getting harder to find at the gym, so he may go to the mall later, to the food court or Anthropologie, introduce himself to them as Mr. Cobmore

You Cannot Give Yourself A Nickname

You Cannot Give Yourself A Nickname

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“At that point, Bandaid’s car was still up on blocks in that parking lot across from the bar.  The car’s engine still worked, but the tires had gone missingmore

Half a Man to Bury

Half a Man to Bury

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“Uncle Bill got his legs bit off by a shark and died before his body was brought to shore. You might have seen it in the newsmore

King’s Man

King’s Man

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“But after it gets bad and then worse, your body stops trying to send you warning signals. It stops trying to tell you that something’s wrongmore

The Collected Letters of Gerald Kingsley

The Collected Letters of Gerald Kingsley

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“We work face-to-face, cheek against cheek, arms wrapped around the other’s waist with our hands dipped into reinforced polymer glovesmore

Go Says No

Go Says No

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“I’m attached to the hazards of what I think rock and roll might be, meaning that my heart wants me to die before I turn twenty-eightmore

American Vitality

American Vitality

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“I’m sure you’ll agree that a forty-dollar male performance enhancer from your wife is a bit mean-spiritedmore

Dead Animals

Dead Animals

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“He didn’t offer advice, didn’t hug. He engaged with the family in his own way, from a distancemore

Turf

Turf

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“They positioned their tractors on all four sides of us while their foot soldiers filled the gaps and came at a run with weapons in hand. Mario coasted to a stop and cranked the CD playermore

Three Fishermen

Three Fishermen

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“You’d be out fishing with Bob at the aqueduct and Bob would return after having been gone for a while, and he’d say, ‘Come here, I want to show you somethingmore