Fiction - Year VI - Number 48 - May 2021

    USELESS FELLOW by Balu Swami

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    Useless fellow by Balu Swami Wayne was still a farm boy even though he had left the farm over a decade ago. He was still the...

    LEARNING TO SKATE by Mary Anne Slack

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    Learning To Skate      It started out as an ordinary Saturday. I was making breakfast for Jeff and myself when the phone rang. My son-in-law Matt had slipped on...

    FALCONS OF KILLDARY by Chris Nelson

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                As she walks out of the Pembroke Funeral Parlor beside her husband, a flash of light near the summit of Killdary Mountain causes Anne to stop at the top of the...

    SNOW JOB by Ivanka Fear

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    SNOW JOB                    by Ivanka Fear                  Winter came in early November and seemed to have every intention of staying for the long haul. “I hate, no I...

    I AM by Yamini Mathur

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    I Am  “A strange holiday practice. A short family trip; nature excursion into the wilderness, trekking on hills, or roving the streams hidden among distinct shades of green. Why...

    BRINGERS by Brianna Kemper

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    Bringers By: Brianna Kemper The doctor and nurses were rushing around. The beeping starts to speed up as the mother struggles to stay alive. A few...

    THE MEMORY KEEPER by Destinee Jones

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    Benio sank deeper and deeper into Mr. Walters’s consciousness. The elevator in Mr. Walters’s mind sped past his recent memories, then slowed down for the ones still rooted deep in his psyche. His retirement party, from a...

    WEDDING DANCE by Stephen Day

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    WEDDING DANCE He was winning. The little blue marble that kept rolling around the turntable fell more often than he expected on his number or his color. Roulette waa...

    THIRTEEN by Alyssa Taylor

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    “We have to go,” Christian whispered to himself.  Four months, twenty-three days, seventeen hours, forty minutes, and twenty-six seconds was how long it took to plan this heist.

    THREE SIDES TO EVERY STORY by Brooke Reynolds

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    Three Sides to Every Story The Woman                 Collapsing structures, boarded up windows, and heaping mounds of trash are what I see from my office window...