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Hey, baby

She used to make fun of her dad whenever he’d take their family down all those back country roads during summer vacations. Shunning the heavily trafficked interstates, he would say […]
Hey, baby

Heart ache

You try my patience Sagacious and loquacious Making my head spin Judgment is tested Outrageous and contagious Consequences damned Pretty boy badass Pernicious and delicious Making my heart ache
Heart ache

Home free

Rose could hear the searchers calling her name as they hunted the woods for any signs of her. The voices were moving away from the lake shore. Perhaps they feared […]
Home free

Measure thrice

He pulled the ruler from a narrow, side pocket of his overalls, snapping it open with military precision. Despite his workingman métier, his appearance was always meticulous. A razor-edged crease […]
Measure thrice

The Downturn

Copper jackets plinking on the ground sounded like rain. The lingering petrichor from a recent shower was cloying compared to the stringent scent of her spent shells. Margie fired off more […]
The Downturn

Tin woman

The story so far… Old Wives’ Tale James Carson huddled with Pappy for a long time after the travelers left the bus. His contempt for Charles was palpable. Amelia was grateful […]
Tin woman

For hire

The reading room reminded Carl of Great Aunt Gertrude’s parlor. On special visits to her house, Gertrude would let him look through the new Sears & Roebuck catalog. Carl would […]
For hire
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