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Issue No. 185 ~ October, 2012

It is not for me to explain how a person turns into an object, a thing; it happens

New Neighbor

Issue No. 184 ~ September, 2012

A complete stranger had recently made an unwanted entrance into his mother’s life...

Love Consumed Him

Issue No. 183 ~ August, 2012

“I warned you not to let yourself get pregnant,” Mary Louise Atkins said as she wedged her stout frame behind the furred steering wheel of her Subaru. “God never meant for an Atkins man to be a daddy."

Blizzard of ’56

Issue No. 181 ~ June, 2012

She is near me now, the Mayor’s Wife. It is her hair I smell - fresh flowers and fruits. She is as silent as the snow that holds us, packs us in.

On the Spon-Com Circuit

Issue No. 181 ~ June, 2012

Struck down by subatomic particles in subatomic nuclear explosions leading to: yes, internal fireball. This the fate of Aunt Claire, who once yelled at me for pulling her dog’s tail.


Issue No. 179 ~ April, 2012

The back roads echoed inside her stripped bare minivan: no carpet, no rubber, no foam; loud and tinny, fume free, safe for Birdie.