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Fiction – Year VI – Number 49 – June 2021

    MORE by Karole Bennett

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                The cold metal table pressed into my back, and the cork, water-stained, ceiling loomed over me. A lightbulb dangled from a tarnished-brown chain. The dim light misted through the room, emitting...

    PETER-BY-THE-BAY by Thomas Belton

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    While others went to the Park to see and be seen, to flirt and promenade, Peter did not. He preferred to ride his bike past the long meadow where the soccer players...

    PARTNERS by Olga Collazo Perez

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                    Kimi bit her lip and did her level best not to jump at the sound of something slamming against the counter behind her.   “You’re not welcome here!”...

    DUBLINERS by Iva Cvjeticanin

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    It was the pink velvet dress. Evelyn held it up against her body slowly dancing with it while trying to avoid tripping over the boxes that filled her new apartment. “It was...

    KEEPSAKES ARE TEMPORAL DEBRIS by Edie Meade

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    I comb, in lieu of packing, through a box of letters that’s been perched on the bedroom bookshelf since we leased this apartment two years ago. And although now is not the...

    WILDERNESS by Sandra Perez

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                    She sits in the wilderness of her heart, once again balancing the dinner plate on the arm of the sofa, watching the six o’clock news. Sometimes she wipes away just a...

    THE FIRST by Alexander Preis

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    The First             Jacob looked at his watch. “I better head out; my flight leaves pretty early.” Jacob’s table was the only one still occupied in the mostly empty...

    EPISODE by Alexa Renner

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    Characters:             Julia Adalwolfa is the daughter of German architects who moved to the United States of America when she was three years old. She has had trouble making...

    A PRETTY FACE by Anna Fritze

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    A Pretty Face By Anna Fritze Because it was her first day out for a while, she wore her favorite neon purple dress. They let her...

    LIFE AND DEATH by Xavier Paris

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                I barely had enough time to see the truck coming.             Crazy what happens to someone when they don’t look both ways. I did it almost religiously when...