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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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Angel of Misplaced Mercy

Doreen’s friend Kate called her a jerk who wore her bleeding heart right under the hospital volunteers’ badge.  What did it matter, Doreen thoug...

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My Salieri Complex

An Untold Story of Griffin and Kemp(dedicated to H.G. Wells)by Marina Julia Neary(University College, London, 1884)“Awake, Samuel!  Boarding w...

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Sierra Tango Yankee X-Ray

The water gleamed like dull steel beneath the moonlight, rippling softly against the creaking wooden boat. He was tempted to touch it, to swirl his h...

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Willow Meadows

Fireflies glide across the smooth surface of the pool and above branches of a young Bodhi tree shake as a blue jay takes flight batting its wings aga...

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Postcard from Chinguashi

Joey Mottolli began drinking seriously in Vietnam in 1967.  After he was discharged, he told people at O’Neal’s it quieted the static in his hea...

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Penalty Time

Shea O’Brien was tired of listening to Kirill Sholokoff ramble about his prowess, all the girls he’s had and all the ones that still want to get with...

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The Wendigo

‘We were done making our rounds and heading home, walking, we’d cut through the woods. Then there was an opening and we come on it.’‘Blood, everywhe...

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