Category Archives: Fiction

Pinned

Pinned

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A man lay pinned under his overturned snowmobile, the weight of it spread across the backs of his legs. The left leg felt broken—electric hot despite the cold.more

Did You Never See Dallas

Did You Never See Dallas

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Two tales about trying to correct the past.more

Kissing Barbie

Kissing Barbie

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Inside information Uncle Jimmy called it. I wanted some too. So, I, Agnes O’Doul, of the Ninth Street O’Doul’s, on this day in the year of our Lord 1965 broke the rules.
I became a time traveler.
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Googly Eyes

Googly Eyes

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If Jeff hadn’t told folks it was my birthday damn-near every time we went out to eat growing up, I’d have thought someone got cute with their lighter games in Bob Evans and things had gotten out of hand. more

Doctor on Call

Doctor on Call

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Stab the vial with your needle, load up the pin, and get that shit in. more

Old School

Old School

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Sunshine in a bag. It’s 4:20 somewhere. Drop by and say high.
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Two Stories

Two Stories

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We know these women by our post cards, Henry thought, beautiful but inclined to blow away.more

A Hint of Color, a Trace of Lead

A Hint of Color, a Trace of Lead

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It is my father who passed with cancer in 1982, and is now alive.more

To The Man Who Loves My Wife

To The Man Who Loves My Wife

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What do you guys do when you’re not having sex? Do you watch television like we did? Is that the faint smell of American Spirits that I sometimes catch the scent of, the bedroom window open to cover it up? Do you ever get too cold sitting up in bed with white sheets covering your naked bodies, puffing on cigarettes?more

Legacy

Legacy

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I rotated my hips outward, pretending to be a dancer, and did a sloppy arabesque, showing my striped underwear to the mirror. I held myself there, distorted and wobbly, and noted how far my body could bend on its own. I stared and stared, and, like saying a word so many times it no longer sounds like a word, I became less and less human to myself.more