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My Grandfather's Mirror

Once, when I was a lad in my youth, a girl of fancy asked me “why does the cage bird sing?” I told her something poetic and romantic that could only...

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The Grinder

Joey saw the grinder and knew there would be trouble. The tilt of the thing in the weeds of the abandoned Cheshire Flea Market, the rust on it, hinte...

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You're Fired

I remember getting the call at home. The Lieutenant said, in his Irish brogue: “Jesus, Joseph and Mary, What’s this job coming to, Frankie, you got m...

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Leaving Giles

At least he doesn’t hit me anymore.The empty words paraded through Stephanie’s mind on a loop as she curled up on her husband’s sofa. The phrase had...

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The House With The Dolls

I looked up at the black painted balcony and all the dolls. They were brightly coloured with pigtails and of various shapes and sizes. I stood ther...

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So, You Wanna be a Cop?

As told by Dr. Mitchell Jacobs, Chairman of Media Studies who is substituting tonight for Professor Francis Neptune’s “Interpersonal Communication” c...

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Saying Goodbye to Grandfather

by M. J. WallerWe shuffled out of the alley, took a right turn and bore down slowly upon Avonlea Care Home for Elderly Zombies.  When we reach...

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A Hot Time in the Old Town

Poison of the soul - Editor by Desmond WarzelI had the park almost to myself, which is just how I like it on a Saturday.The benches were all vacant e...

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