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Naivete

Whitney looked like Dorothy in the Land of Oz. She wore a floral-patterned dress and ribbons in her hair. She stared up at alien mushroom-shaped buildings with glee and awe. The classic tourist, every block she’d coo, “Gollee! My first … Continue reading

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Jones

I live in a rough part of town. I’m not kidding, it’s really bad. There’s so many muggers here the muggers mug muggers. See what I’m saying? The police won’t even enter the 64th Street barrio in anything less than … Continue reading

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The Instrument – Chimera 66 #2

The Instrument A dark shape rose from beside the alley dumpster. “You know the drill, son,” said Blade. “Aw man!” groaned Floyd. “I’m a musician. I ain’t got no money.” Something rattled in Floyd’s backpack. “Tambourine player?” Blade’s switchblade flicked … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Newtons – Trifecta

Written for Trifecta: Week Eighty-Five. Story begins after the image. A Bunch of Newtons Akari had seen things all her life. Shadows and hints of shape that no one else saw. She learned early on not to tell anyone about … Continue reading

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