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NonFiction - Year IV - Number 23 - April 2019

    THE SUICIDE OF MY YOUTH By Debra Basco

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    THE SUICIDE OF MY YOUTHby Debra Basco Drinking as early as 13 years old was already a pattern for me, drinking hard liquor was my norm.  The years are...

    THE COFFEE PLANTATION By Ana Lucia de Leon

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        THE COFFEE PLANTATIONby Ana Lucia de Leon   By virtue of being children, we can sleep anywhere and in the smallest of places. The shared beds have no room for star-sleepers or Shavasana enthusiasts....

    THAT SATURDAY By Dan Cardoza

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    THAT SATURDAYby Dan Cardoza   I have a clear memory of moments, a moment, of a Saturday without direction, you afraid to lose your way, me, fearing I wouldn’t get lost.A late August pick-nick...

    PARTY OFF By Vern Fein

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    PARTY OFFby Vern Fein   Why would a dark story come flying into my head at my grandson’s joyous birthday party? Suddenly sad, my mind swept back to that bleak Saturday afternoon, a cold...

    NOVEL AS PAINTING By Wally Swist

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    NOVEL AS PAINTING: The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obrehtby Wally Swist Lead sentences to monumental novels are memorable. Gabriel García Márquez opens his One Hundred Years of Solitude with Colonel Aurelio Buendia facing...

    WILL I DIE OF HEAT STROKE? By Ruth Deming

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    WILL I DIE OF HEAT STROKE?by Ruth Deming My metallic gray Nissan with its red racing stripe sped confidently into the parking lot of Staples, a seven-minute drive from...

    UNITY By Kenneth Norris

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    UNITYby Kenneth Noris   White was at the top of the color chart, superior to all. Dominant to all mankind on the universe. White ruled the nation from coast to coast. White people were...

    OSCAR WILDE IN BOCA By Emanuele Pettener

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    OSCAR WILDE IN BOCAby Emanuele Pettener A few years ago I went to Mass, here in Boca Raton, Florida, where I live. Mass began and before the Gospel a...