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Fiction - Year VII - Number 53 - January 2022

    PRODIGY by Mark Czanik

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    Prodigy ‘I’ve just been to Paris for a year.’      ‘Oh, that’s nice,’ said Sadie, looking up from her decimated brassica bed to see a little...

    FULL OF GRACE by Thomas Carlson

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                                                    Gloria Delaney sat at her desk as her fourth graders settled in to their math quiz. She’d just begun on the stack of writing assignments she was hoping to correct when...

    MOTHER LOVE Nancy Smith Harris

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    Photo by Nick Fewings~Unsplash Mother Love I missed my first high school interview—the one at the Stephens School for Boys—because on her...

    STORMY’S BAR by Doug Smith

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    Tom’s hospice patient wore a three-piece suit for Tom’s initial visit. In addition to the three-piece suit, Jim wore a freshly pressed white and blue striped shirt and a red tie. His...

    THE TRUTH by Tawney Mesick

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    "I can't believe they got a pastor to come speak at my damn funeral," I said, "Saying shit about how this was an unfortunate event… Yeah, makes it sound like it was...

    THIS JOURNEY CALLED LIFE by Kenneth Bastian

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                “Good afternoon,” Daddy Hooks, said Mark; Hooks opened the door to let him inside. Hooks was Mark’s mentor, since the two met in the military. Hooks was 20 years older than...

    UNFORTUNATE TIMINGS by Dylan Price

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                I hummed to the tune of a song stuck in my head that I just couldn’t remember while preparing for the party.             “Jess, can you come here...

    BLUISH FINGERS by Milena Galdino

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    On that night, when Juruna was on his hammock, he read the starts in a different way. Natives in South America have this obsession over the sky and the stars for they...

    A CLEAN SLATE by Michael Bryan

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    A Clean Slate With his washer at home broken, Rafe decided to do all his laundry at the same time at the Water Whirled laundromat. Rafe Reached into his...

    PROOF THE BOY HAD LIVED by Mike McLaughlin

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    Stephen Havilland could have avoided the war. At twenty-eight he was already a successful man. His newly minted firm was growing, slowly but steadily. Likewise for his reputation in business and government...