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Lucas Dean Fiser is a recent graduate of Colorado State University. He is applying to MFA graduate school in hopes of becoming a novelist, his life long goal. He has published nonfiction and poetry in College Avenue, The A Literary Magazine, and ran a creative fiction column in The Rocky Mountain Collegian.

Creative Nonfiction

My Father Stood Loading His Gun

Issue No. 176 ~ January, 2012

My father stood in the middle of the yard in front of me crushing the remainder of his cigarette into the snow. He reached for the red handkerchief in his back pocket and blew his nose. Birds still chirping, snow still falling. The pistol gleamed from his pants.