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Fiction – Year V – Number 41 – October 2020

    THE FURIES by Finnegan Shepard

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    Abigail dreamt that her ex-girlfriend was laying in a field of alpine wildflowers, and that when Abigail reached her--stepping from a flying carpet, holding a juice box—her ex rolled over to offer...

    VIRAL BIRTHDAY by Mohamed Mahou

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    Tamri village, situated behind the Atlas Mountains, had been under the lockdown for three months and a day. Before the probable announcement of its lifting, the cat stood up; her ears were...

    TALL TALES by Drew Ross

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    “Tommy threw Dad’s wallet on the roof.”             These words revealed to my parents they had a liar-liar pants-on-fire rascal for a kid.             This happened...

    BLESSED ARE THE CURSED by Bryan Grafton

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    “Magda, Magda dear have you made up your mind yet?” asked the social worker. “These people deserve an answer.”      She hated her name, a name from the old...

    BEING GOOD by L.A. Robbins

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    Being Good by LA Robbins ‘I am going to kiss you so hard you’ll never forget it,’ Rod announces as I leave his yard to go...

    THE EMERGENT IMMIGRANT by Ivanka Fear

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    “Vince, are you alright?” cried Jure, running toward his brother.       Minutes before, all had been as usual. Every day Vince, Jure, Danica, and Katarina walked the road from...

    DOG by Sarah Jane Justice

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    Dog By Sarah Jane Justice The outer suburbs wear a constant dressing of lawn maintenance sounds. Any day not marked by the rare appearance of rain...

    IT HAPPENED ON HARPER BRIDGE ROAD by H.L. Dowless

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    It Happened On Harper Bridge Road     Yes the year was 1971, probably one of the best of my entire life. The school year had gone very well in...

    THE CONVERSATION by Zach Murphy

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    “How do you want to die?“ “Is that a threat?” “I mean, like. . . If you could choose, which way would you prefer to die?”

    ISABELLA OR PENELOPE by Edward Sheehy

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    Cassandra’s Unisex Hair Salon and Psychic Palm Advisory occupied 700 primo square feet in a renovated strip mall fronting Columbia Pike just minutes from the Pentagon and a nine iron shot across...