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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....

    TUPPERWARE by Alan Massey

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    Alan Massey Tupperware, and the Little Red Sliver for a Second Hand             After my mother’s DUI, I took to driving her to her depressing little...

    THE DOORKEEPER by Allissa Barker

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                The red-nosed boy stole half of my soul. His dark, empty eyes stared up at me, unblinking. He had dark circles underneath his unmoving eyes and a scar trailing down his...

    DOG DAYS by Julia Gross

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    Dog Days by  J. F. Gross             First her dog died, then her mother. Truth be told, it was the dog Beth missed....

    A SUBTERRANEAN PURGATORY by Mitchell Near

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    A Subterranean Purgatory by Mitchell Near When I was a boy, I took the bus to school. I had no other choice. Too...

    REMEMBER HAWAII by Mickki Garrity

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    Remember Hawaii Thud, thud, thud, thud. The sound reaches through my dreamless sleep and I struggle to open my eyes against the brightness of the windows.