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Fiction - Year VI - Number 47 - April 2021

    WEST SIDE HIGHWAY by Leah Erickson

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    When she emerged from the elevator, he was surprised to see that she was alone. Usually she was with her husband, on the way to a book launch or a gallery opening...

    IMPACT WINTER by Shaun Polakow

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    IMPACT WINTER By Shaun Polakow The sky was a crime scene without clues, bereft of moon or sun. Casket black and unchanged by time or season...

    FRIEDA’S SOLUTION by Lee Grossman

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    Frieda’s Solution Lee Grossman             Frieda was stumped.  All of her plans had come to grief, and her new baby brother was still chirping and slurping...

    UNREQUITED BY RULES by Monika R. Martyn

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    Unrequited by Rules The summer afternoon had been punished, and when the sun made its encore appearance amidst the leaving storm clouds, the redeeming blue sky stole the show....

    COLDER THAN I SHOULD BE by Jessica McGlyn

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    Colder than I Should Be By Jessica McGlyn “I’m here for the ‘essentials services’,” the woman air quoted, winking as she approached the new receptionist of...

    CARDBOARD ISLANDS by Michael Overa

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    Cardboard Islands Michael Overa             There is an archipelago inside the house on Fourth and Drapier.             Seven large folding tables comprise the...

    MR. GORBACHEV, TEAR DOWN THIS WALL by Frederick G. Yeager

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    MR. GORBACHEV, TEAR DOWN THIS WALL With five trash bags in my right hand and whistling “The Yellow Rose of Texas,” I walked toward the six-foot-high, ten-foot-long wall my...

    THE MOANING LISA by Nelson Samuels

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    Second-grader John’s unsophisticated interpretation of a turkey was the featured creative display. Framed and loosely taped to the hall wall, it functioned as the morning’s primary welcoming committee of each student that...

    THE ROAD by Veronica Suchodolski

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    The Road Veronica Suchodolski             Ella liked visiting Dean. The town where he went to college was quiet and wooded, and in the fall it smelled...

    KINDERKARE by Meredith Suter-Wadley

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    Kinderkare Meredith Wadley I. The parents Absolutely two kinds of parents leave their kids with us, those who appreciate what we do for...