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Fiction - Year VI - Number 47 - April 2021

    WEST SIDE HIGHWAY by Leah Erickson

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    When she emerged from the elevator, he was surprised to see that she was alone. Usually she was with her husband, on the way to a book launch or a gallery opening...

    IMPACT WINTER by Shaun Polakow

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    IMPACT WINTER By Shaun Polakow The sky was a crime scene without clues, bereft of moon or sun. Casket black and unchanged by time or season...

    FRIEDA’S SOLUTION by Lee Grossman

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    Frieda’s Solution Lee Grossman             Frieda was stumped.  All of her plans had come to grief, and her new baby brother was still chirping and slurping...

    UNREQUITED BY RULES by Monika R. Martyn

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    Unrequited by Rules The summer afternoon had been punished, and when the sun made its encore appearance amidst the leaving storm clouds, the redeeming blue sky stole the show....

    AUNT MINNIE’S CABOOSE by Gene Goldfarb

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                                                           Aunt Minnie’s Caboose     “From Basement to Betterment” is no more. Our author and good friend, Dominick Capodieci, has now moved on. I don’t mean he’s passed away....

    THE WAY THINGS USED TO BE by Nate Noorlander

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    The Way Things Used to Be We got married fast. It was surprising to me. There we were, a married couple, dressing and undressing in front of each other,...

    DISTANCE OF DEATH by Lauren Rollins

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    Distance of Death             The world looks a little different when you’re dead. Colors are faded, and it seems like everything is a tiny bit lagged. Temperature and wind...

    WHEN WE FOUND THE DEAD HIKER by Carl Shipley

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    When We Found the Dead Hiker By Carl Shipley Slight disorder in the sword ferns beside the trail rumored a possible way to the river, perhaps...

    COLDER THAN I SHOULD BE by Jessica McGlyn

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    Colder than I Should Be By Jessica McGlyn “I’m here for the ‘essentials services’,” the woman air quoted, winking as she approached the new receptionist of...

    CARDBOARD ISLANDS by Michael Overa

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    Cardboard Islands Michael Overa             There is an archipelago inside the house on Fourth and Drapier.             Seven large folding tables comprise the...