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Roach Motel

The sign glowed white, like a beacon in the torrential rain. Roach Motel. Dom and Felix Rodrigues exchanged synchronized glances. Themed lodging sure as hell wasn’t their thing, but what were they going to do? Choosy beggars were always the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Dope (or How I Learned to Love “To-Be” Verbs)

  To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, It’s a bit of twisted … Continue reading

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Class Warfare (microfiction twort)

I took my child to school and witnessed the change. My girl, softly swayed at home, emotions tentacled, always reaching, an only child weighed by her parents whims, turned stout. Concrete. We met two of her friends in the hallway, … Continue reading

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New Year

“Oh for god’s sake,” Dad mutters from the driver’s seat.  Uncle Carl struggles in the distance, back to the car, hands shaking at his center, trying to finally coax out a stream of piss. “He really is a dick,” I … Continue reading

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Achievements

The decorated gymnasium buzzed with chattering laughter and bad music.  Barry surveyed his old classmates, most unkindly aged, and bathed in his smugness.  He took a gulp of spiked punch and swept Cheryl into a prolonged kiss, a show of … Continue reading

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The Stork

The Stork liked to be well fed before he delivered.  He sopped up the last of the biscuit and gravy, fingernails slightly scraping the bottom of the plate. “Mmm, good stuff.” The couple smiled back, the husband uneasily, the wife … Continue reading

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