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Fiction - Year VI - Number 46 - March 2021

    KINGFISH OF LOUISIANA by William R. Stoddart

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    Kingfish of Louisiana  The express jet banked low over huge storage vats of crude oil that lined the chocolate brown river. Damian was headed home after twenty-five years. He...

    EDNA by Katie Sweeting

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    I didn’t know what to wear. Of all the things to think about on that first morning, I concentrated on clothing. Not too dressy—it wasn’t a party. I wouldn’t wear a clingy...

    THE LIVES OF ANGELS by Mike Lee

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    It was one of those nights; the freaky snowstorm that never comes but once a comet’s pass here in this part of Texas. The car breaking down in the back of beyond...

    ALTERATION by Claire Ibarra

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    Alteration       With dreams of chasing Richard through dimly lit subway stations and the dark, wooded trails of Central Park, Margaret had a fitful night.  Yet, when she woke...

    SPLIT THE G by Jack Hutchinson

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    Split the G Henry sat down at the Auld Shillelagh and made a dismal attempt at splitting the G. The black settled just above the bottom of the harp....

    EDENVILLE DAM by Richard Ault

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    Edenville Dam Hazel Thomas got the first alert on her pager just after midnight on a rainy Tuesday night in mid-May. It was followed by a text on her...

    WELCOME TO THE FUNHOUSE by Wendy Miller Norris

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                The blindfold is yanked from my eyes and I'm looking at Big Mike and Wild Bill, my soon to be fraternity brothers. Surrounded by darkness, not even the sparkle of stars...

    TO BALANCE THE TALLY by Vipul Lunia

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    To Balance the Tally Summer Winds from the west were teasing the tamarinds in the Grove. Farm Lands were nude like a new born. The hot air made it...

    ONE OF THOSE LIFE-ALTERING DECISIONS by George Gad Economou

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    One of Those Life-Altering Decisions Alan climbed on the bus at 7.32am, just like he’d done every morning for the past ten years. Staring dead ahead...

    TUPPERWARE by Alan Massey

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    Alan Massey Tupperware, and the Little Red Sliver for a Second Hand             After my mother’s DUI, I took to driving her to her depressing little...