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by K. C. Norton
Love does funny things to you. I know that. Still, I'm not prepared for the little tendrils of skin that come shooting out of me. They're like translucent moles, but much too long and skinny. Plus they have minds of their own. "I want them gone," I tell mother.
Published on Dec 19, 2014
by Briane Pagel
At first people thought it beautiful, all these new stars appearing every night. I did. I especially liked that in cities you could see the stars for the first time. So nights when I would leave the office late, I could see them on my way through downtown Chicago, blazing down between the tall, dark obelisks of buildings I drove under as much as I drove over the farmland in the second half of my drive . But after a couple of months, when there were still more each night, when the night sky above the farm house we lived in--and were supposedly fixing up--seemed to blaze like white fire, and Wendy, when I accidentally woke her up one night at 12:15 a.m. having just arrived home, said It seems like it's hot at night, doesn't it?: after that, it didn't seem just pretty, anymore.
Published on Dec 18, 2014
by Sarina Dorie
Published on Dec 17, 2014
by Mark Cole
"Good Morning, Mr. Dooley." I glanced down at my morning script. "Good morning, Mr...." I turned the page, "...Smith. Looks like we'll get those showers this afternoon."
Published on Dec 16, 2014
by Evan Dicken
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by S.A. Barton
"Of course they do," Daniel said. He punched the Power Off key on the remote so hard the knuckle of his thumb turned white. "Dear," Rosetta said, warning.
Published on Dec 12, 2014
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