Fiction - Year VI - Number 46 - March 2021

    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.

    RETURNING by Audrey Renner

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    Returning By Audrey Renner             Felicity examines the halls of The Great’s Garden Museum one last time. Her footsteps echo through the dark, empty museum. She...

    JUNKYARD DOG by Henry Alan Paper

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    JUNKYARD DOG             I was fifteen and rabid, roaming the streets of Los Angeles like a wild dog, watching videogames on TV, old boxing matches on YouTube, Tik-Tok and...

    HUNGRY by Liz Shine

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    Hungry It’s a typical boring Saturday. Susie woke two hours ago, but is still lying in bed, thinking. She stares at the top-bunk ceiling, breathing the air of her...

    THE FIG TREE by Peter Roxburgh

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    Izabela’s earliest memory is of picking fruit from the fig tree that bordered the stream which ran along the bottom of her garden. She was probably four or five years old; it...

    437 WILTON STREET by Zach Murphy

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    437 Wilton Street (A Brick Story) Charlie’s wistful heart tingles as he pulls up to 437 Wilton Street, the apartment building from his childhood. Everything is gone but the...

    LOST by Michael Emeka

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    Lost By Michael Emeka Night had fallen by the time I returned from hawking banana for Mummy. I stood the large steel tray against the wall...

    PELIOS HAS DEPARTED by Reed Kuehn

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    Pelios Has Departed DSM-5 Criteria for PTSD Criterion A (one required): The person was exposed to: death, threatened death, actual or threatened serious injury,...

    MAYA by Meghana Karanjkar

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    MAYA Her tiny fingers tightly clutched the backpack . A small, pink suitcase lay by her feet. She and Alice sat next to each other on the dark beige,...