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Last Dance

Issue No. 210 ~ November, 2014

When the fighting began in the city below, the rich escaped our hotel. Private helicopters swooped in, leaving those without power or money to be captured by the rebel forces.

Riding the Rails

Issue No. 207 ~ August, 2014

He walks an extra kilometer in the minus thirty air to use Spadina Station’s Lowther Road entrance and celebrate his fiftieth birthday.

Animals

Issue No. 206 ~ July, 2014

I could imagine as I saw the water, the dark strokes of the ocean. The water carried the meaning of the beach.

Spiritfilled

Issue No. 205 ~ June, 2014

I remember her begging me to help her up, her saying, "I'm sorry. I am. Really. Don't look at me like that."

Inside Out

Issue No. 204 ~ May, 2014

Dad’s dagger collection? Too dangerous. Dad’s digital camera? We need something less complicated.

Mrs. Harrow and the Tour du Freaque

Issue No. 200 ~ January, 2014

Mrs. Harrow informs me over pot roast that she has always wanted to be a Deadhead. Odd that she never mentioned it during twenty years of marriage. Mrs. Harrow has always seemed content; we live comfortably with our two cats, Pussy and Dick, the latter …