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The Men With Green Faces

It's been six months since my grandpa Walter J. Montgomery passed away. He died in his sleep at the age of ninety-two, in the spare bedroom of my hom...

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River Road

Wanda Wilbur watched the paddle holster holding the grip-worn .38 Special slide onto the sturdy, sweat-stained leather belt. “You goin’ out? You been...

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Best Enemies Forever

Only fifty-six … still seems alert … atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia. Talking like squirrels rustling in the leaves. Ignoring him as though he we...

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Sleep Will Banish Sorrow

by Allen KoppThe time was between ten and eleven and traffic was light. An occasional car went by, slowly, its lights reflected in wavering bars on...

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Cutter

The first cut was never the deepest.  No matter what the song said.The fist cuts were shallow.Exploratory.Just below the surface.Nothing more th...

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Abbey

“Pistols shots ring out in the barroom night Enter Patty Valentine from the upper hall She sees the bartender in a pool of blood Cries out "My God th...

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The Haunting at Midnight

The old man walked gingerly down the dim lighted back alley official known as Keegan Street.  Once a bustling commercial area of Porterville, th...

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Someone Said Goodbye

Whether Alice was murdered by Len or not remained a dark question mark hanging in   my life now with Alice, not Len. I have a restrainin...

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