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Fiction – Year V – Number 41 – October 2020

    LUCKY by Zachary Aborizk

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    Lucky By Zachary Aborizk It is raining as it usually does around four p.m. in Florida. The humidity in the air is frustrating to say the...

    FOR THE COST OF A STEAK DINNER by Randy McIntosh

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    For the cost of a steak dinner By Randy McIntosh “I love a good steak,” the old man held up his fork with a cut piece...

    BEING GOOD by L.A. Robbins

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    Being Good by LA Robbins ‘I am going to kiss you so hard you’ll never forget it,’ Rod announces as I leave his yard to go...

    THE SLOW BREAKUP by Melody Sinclair

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    The Slow Breakup Kelly’s SUV is packed with seventh-grade boys going to their first school dance. Their bodies reek of too much competing cologne, a chemical stench that barely...

    IT HAPPENED ON HARPER BRIDGE ROAD by H.L. Dowless

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    It Happened On Harper Bridge Road     Yes the year was 1971, probably one of the best of my entire life. The school year had gone very well in...

    DROPPINGS by Woodie Williams

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    DROPPINGS by Woodie Williams “Are they in yet?” “Quiet,” I hissed. I heard movement outside the door. Maybe it was...

    DOG by Sarah Jane Justice

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    Dog By Sarah Jane Justice The outer suburbs wear a constant dressing of lawn maintenance sounds. Any day not marked by the rare appearance of rain...

    SHE WANTED IT TOO by James Buchanan

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    Mat balled the bagel wrapper and tossed it on the table. “Why the fuck did she tell you?” “I don’t know. We were arguing.”

    THE GOVERNMENT’S BABIES by William Paterson

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    The Government’s Babies Anne placed a gentle palm over her stomach with cheek pressed against the cool passenger-side window. Stasia drove, the car weaving the unusually empty streets of...

    CLOSURE by Laura Dunn

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                Marnie found her way to the seemingly abandoned desk after fussing with her umbrella. Although it had been a short walk from her car it was raining hard enough to soak...