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Fiction – Year VI – Number 49 – June 2021

    MOZART’S SONATA IN D MAJOR by Bo Kearns

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    Drawn by the prospect of publication, writers gathered at the conference in Malibu. A bespectacled woman, her gray hair uniformly curled under at the edges, stood and read from her work. “The...

    A PRETTY FACE by Anna Fritze

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    A Pretty Face By Anna Fritze Because it was her first day out for a while, she wore her favorite neon purple dress. They let her...

    KEEPSAKES ARE TEMPORAL DEBRIS by Edie Meade

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    I comb, in lieu of packing, through a box of letters that’s been perched on the bedroom bookshelf since we leased this apartment two years ago. And although now is not the...

    MORE by Karole Bennett

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                The cold metal table pressed into my back, and the cork, water-stained, ceiling loomed over me. A lightbulb dangled from a tarnished-brown chain. The dim light misted through the room, emitting...

    MOTHER by Jacob RV

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    Terra was a mother of seven; America, Asia, Albert, Annica, Austin, Ani, and Edward. She was a single mother. Terra worked countless jobs to provide for her children but as a result...

    NOT A BAD BOY by Cheryl Sim

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    Cooper’s not a bad boy. According to his dad, Cooper’s theliving manifestation of the motto: Live free or die trying! That’s not how the neighbors see Cooper and his big brother Dylan....

    SECOND HONEYMOON by Amanda Corbin

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    As they stood for coffee in the ribcage of the airport terminal, he watched his wife pluck an invisible note from the air and tuck it behind her ear. His tonsils caught...

    RAFFLES by Judith Newlin

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    Back then we lived near the center of town, behind the cavernous library. Mom worked in the orange-carpeted children’s room, which meant during the summers she could keep tabs on us during...

    UNDOCUMENTED by Maria Valenzuela Frangakis

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    Undocumented The U.S. border was only a three-hour-drive from my college town, but the idea of going al otro lado hadn’t occurred to me before Isa invited me...

    DESCENT by Robert Gamer

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                Descent Pulling the rip cord, it failed to work. Same with the rip cord for the escape  chute.  Spiraling down, I quickly deduced that my parachutes were not...