Fiction - Year II - Number 7 - Volume II - June 2017

    JUST BEFORE HE PAINTED THE HANDS – By A. A. Reinecke

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    JUST BEFORE HE PAINTED THE HANDSBy A. A. Reinecke It was a good day: one of those summer days that come in a weeklong string like a muslin handkerchief laid over the calendar when the...

    THROUGH MY BROTHER’S EYES – By Mike Tupa

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    THROUGH MY BROTHER’S EYESBy Michael Jerry Tupa "C'mon, man.""Ferget it, dude. Like, I ain't in the mood for trompin' around Mt. Piedi tonight and eatin' cold grits. I got me a ding-dong date tonight with...

    PILLOW TALK – By Jerry Johnson

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    PILLOW TALK By Jerry Johnson "For the rain it raineth every day."   - from Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare GREG AND HOLLY“Greg?”“What?”“Aren’t you asleep?”“No, I’m not asleep. I was watching the Moon through the window. And watching you...

    HOUSEPLANT FUNERALS – By Robert Keast

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    HOUSEPLANT FUNERALSBy Robert Keast “Would bagpipes be possible?” Mrs. Stewart asked.“Of course.”“You could arrange that?”“Certainly,” I said.And I can. Honoring such requests is what I am called to do.“Could it be someone who knows ‘Amazing...

    A FIGHT FOR LOVE AND GLORY – By Dennis Nau

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    A FIGHT FOR LOVE AND GLORYBy Dennis Nau  If it all started so many years ago, why did it seem like yesterday at times? There was a depression, a war, a man, life in the...

    THE STORY-GATHERER’S CAIQUE VOYAGE – By Alexandros Plasatis

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    THE STORY-GATHERER’S CAIQUE VOYAGEBy Alexandros Plasatis  The Egyptian fisherman with the sliced-off arm finished telling his story to Angie and they looked out to the sea for a little while. She washed his beer glass,...

    AMERICAN PIE – By R.C. Savoie

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    AMERICAN PIEBy R.C. Savoie It was a pretty big deal the first time the Honk for Peace woman got run over. This was eight years ago, when Lucius was ten, back in the days of tupperware cups...

    EN ROUTE TO GRAUMAN’S – By Sarah Archer Moulton

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    GUZZLEDBy Jonathan B. Ferrini Imagine finding a diamond embedded in the ground. You pull it from the earth and although the diamond glistens, you’re repulsed by the insects scurrying around under it. Like the insects,...