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Fiction - Year VI - Number 46 - March 2021

    KINGFISH OF LOUISIANA by William R. Stoddart

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    Kingfish of Louisiana  The express jet banked low over huge storage vats of crude oil that lined the chocolate brown river. Damian was headed home after twenty-five years. He...

    EDNA by Katie Sweeting

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    I didn’t know what to wear. Of all the things to think about on that first morning, I concentrated on clothing. Not too dressy—it wasn’t a party. I wouldn’t wear a clingy...

    THE LIVES OF ANGELS by Mike Lee

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    It was one of those nights; the freaky snowstorm that never comes but once a comet’s pass here in this part of Texas. The car breaking down in the back of beyond...

    ALTERATION by Claire Ibarra

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    Alteration       With dreams of chasing Richard through dimly lit subway stations and the dark, wooded trails of Central Park, Margaret had a fitful night.  Yet, when she woke...

    SPLIT THE G by Jack Hutchinson

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    Split the G Henry sat down at the Auld Shillelagh and made a dismal attempt at splitting the G. The black settled just above the bottom of the harp....

    THE BIOLOGY OF COURAGE by Mark Blickley

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    Photograph by Katya Shubova “The Biology of Courage” by Mark Blickley My name is Jull Soares...

    AROUND THE CORNER by Delancy Gunther

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    Around the Corner My heart beat fast against my chest as I ran down the halls of the office. What once was my solitude now became a maze, twisting...

    THE MEMORIAL OF MRS. E. BENJAMIN HANNECKER by Sarah Schiff

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    I’ve thought a lot about what I’d say if I were the one leading Mrs. Hannecker’s memorial service today. It’s a fantasy, I know. I’m just a coworker. But memorizing lines is...

    CRUSH by Charlotte Gorrell

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    Crush Sweat beaded down her forehead, fire seemed to dance down her shoulders and back. Her thighs stuck like Velcro to the seat and her ribs began to bruise...

    SECURITY by Elissa Field

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    Security When her son, Tavo, first came into her room – light on, 3 a.m., cat swiveling its head away from the noises in the yard below to the...