Category Archives: Fiction

The Pups

The Pups

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The woman knows why her husband stands with the door open, all of winter behind him. He does it to remind her to stand herself, to stretch her legs and walk with him back to the house. She ignores him and stays kneeling before the pups.more

The Chair

The Chair

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I don’t make a lot of money, so I don’t buy nice things.more

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