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Fiction - Year II - Number 5 - December 2016

    IGNORANCE IN DETAIL by Michael J. Coene

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    IGNORANCE IN DETAILBy Michael J. Coene I didn't know Jan very well. We worked together at a restaurant. Organic, gluten-free, farm-fresh, overpriced sandwiches and salads. Jan was a server...

    DOUBLE DODGING, A short story by Edith Gallagher Boyd

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    DOUBLE DODGINGBy Edith Gallagher Boyd The ball swished through the basket. Not only was it a buzzer beater, it was against one of our biggest rivals. My shot gave...

    DAMNED OLE HOLLER, A short story by Shania Blair

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    DAMNED OLE HOLLERBy Shania Blair Every year for two to three weeks in the spring, Citico Creek is swarmed with fish, referred to as Buffalo, swimming upstream to mate....

    I TAKE FLIGHT, by C. E. Petrichor

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    I TAKE FLIGHTBy C.E. Petrichor When I think of my family, I think of vines. I think of monumental emerald green ropes embellished with thick, needle pointed thorns that...

    WATER MOON, A short story by Toni Fuhrman

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    WATER MOONBy Toni Fuhrman Mose, Chairman Judd’s most trusted aide, stood before Chairman Judd’s enormous desk in the long windowless Council Room and told him it had taken another...

    A GARDEN ON THE ROOF, A short story by Patty Somlo

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    A GARDEN ON THE ROOF By Patty Somlo The tall, very dark-skinned man didn’t say a word, as Katherine Foster led him and the woman from the refugee agency through the flat. Moderately tall herself and...

    THE HOUSE ON THE BAY by Jillian Diblasio

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    THE HOUSE ON THE BAYBy Jillian Diblasio There is a house that sits in the middle of the bay. It is old and decrypt, having stood there for as...

    A PALIMPSEST, A short story by Jim Naremore

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    A PALIMPSESTBy Jim Naremore      Files. Or, more directly, filing cabinets.     Green, brown and different shades of grey. Battered, scratched, dented, their hardware tarnished. Some Kafkaesque bureaucratic dystopian fantasy: brown veneer second-hand conference...

    AUNT RACHEL GOT MARRIED, By Laura DiCarlo Short

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    AUNT RACHEL GOT MARRIEDBy Laura DiCarlo Short Aunt Rachel Got Married, I Got Spooked, and New-Uncle Tom Got Slapped by Nonna Who Came to Sop Up the Blood

    EDDIE AND LARRY AND PHIL, A short story by Richard Dokey

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    EDDIE AND LARRY AND PHILBy Richard Dokey      Eddie Montgomery had two rats he named Larry and Phil. Larry and Phil were not domestic rats. They were wild rats,...