Tag Archives: Relationships

Crusher

Crusher

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Balloons lined the curb beside the dumpster there, a festive splash of color to coronate the grand opening of the new supermarket down the block. I found it cute, so cute that I was like the guy who missed the UFO over the splendor of an aurora borealis. When sunsets do fun things in Jersey,more

Satan Stole Her Soul in Vain

Satan Stole Her Soul in Vain

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“But before we ‘made love’ (or whatever you like) we went to the laundromat, and before that, we were in a bar…”more

Hyperbolic Doubt and Wherever After To Discover The Truth Behind That Some Timely and Malignant Demon Bad Luck

Hyperbolic Doubt and Wherever After To Discover The Truth Behind That Some Timely and Malignant Demon Bad Luck

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One man recounts the events surrounding his friend’s doomed relationship.more

A Photo for Your Wallet

A Photo for Your Wallet

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I had dreams that a boyfriend would mean an 8 x10 photograph framed and on the mantle, whether there was an actual mantle, it did not matter.more

I Was a Stranger

I Was a Stranger

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“I am almost twenty years out from that night when someone told me, in progressively hushed whispers, that he was watching me, and I wonder if I should have given myself so much distance before trying to chronicle those eventsmore

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

Charlie’s

Charlie’s

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“I’ve stood on top of mountains and I’ve been inside of Charlie’s at two p.m. with the rest of the dregs. That girl crossing the street, the bleach blonde who’s seen better days? She’s taken a piece right out of memore

Inside Target

Inside Target

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“When I found you, two security guards had you cornered back near the changing rooms. They were young and skinny and their light, grassy mustaches glistened like they’d been licking themmore

All You Can Eat

All You Can Eat

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“I want in seven different directions,” the young man pointed all over the room, at a plate of brownies and a platter that had held lemon squaresmore