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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...

    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...

    SENSIBILITY by Malka Daskal

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    Mavis has only been home from the hospital a month when Ethan informs her of his upcoming business trip in three weeks time. Ethan is a futurist; a job title Mavis believes...

    TALL TALES by Drew Ross

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    “Tommy threw Dad’s wallet on the roof.”             These words revealed to my parents they had a liar-liar pants-on-fire rascal for a kid.             This happened...