Request for Termination

  Your Grace, If Your Grace should receive this letter, please know that I have been trying to reach you for a little over a hundred years. If Your Grace…

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Of Mother and Men

When Amy was six years old she knew her mother was the most beautiful woman in the world. Her long blonde hair, her petite figure, her attention getting smile; all…

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Broadway Producers

Charlotte and I have been best friends since kindergarten. While neither of us will admit how long we’ve been celebrating our thirty-ninth birthdays, it certainly has been for a while.…

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Apathy

An army of youth, self-programmed for stability, stood in formation hemmed in by four walls that they themselves had built. There was no need for a roof, for none of…

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Fast Food

  You are but sixteen years old, a junior in high school. You’ve managed to land your first job at Wendy’s after an embarrassing interview where your acne-faced not-yet-manager belittles…

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The Things You Left Behind

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ManWords

Wouldn’t it be good to dispel the shadow-worry of death that malingered about him for a while? It did plague him. Of course it did.

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Fisherman

*If you would like to accompany this piece with music, press play on the Soundcloud player. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/193983248″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]   It was a wet foggy morning.…

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Innocence Lost

    Daniel padded to the scary doorway. The garden outside breathed with magic and life. “Be careful Danny, Mummy’s just going to make some tea. Don’t touch anything, all…

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Blood on His Tie

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