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Fiction - Year IV - Number 23 - April 2019

    THE WAYS OF FISH by Chris Cleary

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    THE WAYS OF FISHby Chris Cleary The second time a flying fish thumped Tyler Spradlin squarely in the chest seemed to him a miracle. The first time he was fourteen...

    THE GOOD SHEPHERD by Miles Ryan Fisher

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    THE GOOD SHEPHERDby Miles Ryan Fisher The frail boy cried such big tears in his tiny uniform.At first I didn’t even notice. Our game had just ended in a...

    SWEET DREAMS by Jasmine Dalrymple

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    SWEET DREAMSby Jasmine Dalrymple It’s just a dream it’s just a dream I keep telling myself.My eyes jolt open and my heart begins to race, I’m in near sweat from...

    A TABLE SET FOR FIVE by Jacqueline Rosenbaum

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    A TABLE SET FOR FIVEby Jacqueline Rosenbaum I think back to the map she drew, scanned and emailed to me. Addressed to My Precious Daughter. Arrows that pointed my theoretical, my...

    SOMETHING GRAND by Joann Smith

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    SOMETHING GRANDby Joann Smith “My God, it’s the church,” Mary Ryan cried as she and her neighbors Dora Amato and Eddie and Carol Edmunds turned the corner onto the...

    BROTHERS by Jeremy Ford

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    BROTHERSby Jeremy Ford I wasn’t sure my brother understood what happened. I knew he didn’t understand what it all meant. You see, Jacob’s didn’t process things the way you...

    CHANGING LANGUAGE by Steve Colori

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    CHANGING LANGUAGEby Steve Colori The bluish lights from the television were glowing from the bar. I was out to eat with some friends on a week night and there...

    CONFETTI PINK AND ASHY by Brian Riley

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    CONFETTI PINK AND ASHYby Brian Riley Burbank, California, the November after September 11 and Brice Cooper has come home early from work yet again. Watching his 3-year-old son, Tyler,...