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Manchineels in Spring

“How long did you think I would wait?” Alice restlessly examined the bar’s dimly lit parking lot, each frame burning into her mind.“It’s only been te...

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Survivor: South Pacific

Whale of a tale - Editor by Tyler M. Mathis The ship began to rise, ever so gently, listing slightly to starboard. Jonathan Meade shook off his dist...

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My Wife Glows in the Dark

by Brian RossMy wife is following me.Again.Lately, I have been distant: hands-off when she wants me to be hands-on, too busy or too tired when she...

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Low, Low Tide

Driving down State Highway 86, Donelli saw a sign, “Speed Limit Enforced by Airplanes.”  He started laughing.  Only in California.  He...

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Laurel

It was summertime,1947, and a warm breeze swirled through the neighborhoods caressing old brick homes with white painted porches and radios blasting...

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Easy Prey

Sarsha awoke to the sound of the blaring alarm clock.  She rolled over and tried to make out the time, but her vision was blurry, making the clo...

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Eye of the Beholder

My fingers itch.  It’s as if an electric current, a magnetic charge, thrums through them.  Into the razorblade and back again.  How ca...

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Doug and Becky's Farmhouse

“Try not to touch that one, honey.  That has the dead mouse in it.”Becky immediately dropped the box she was toting out of the basement, simulta...

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