Category Archives: Fiction

Five Stories

Five Stories

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Vampires are real. UFOs are real. Ghosts are most definitely real. Werewolves are not real.more

Sylvia

Sylvia

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At night, the fox continues to call. She wraps the back of her throat along the crescent moon and her teeth fall out of her mouth to form galaxies.more

The Peak of His Powers

The Peak of His Powers

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Yes, I object to your taping my remarks. You might try listening instead.more

Belong

Belong

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She’d been alone so long that she didn’t know how to bring men in from the periphery. They couldn’t see who she was. They didn’t last.more

SARS-CoV-2, At Folsom Prison, Track 1, “Opening Announcements”

SARS-CoV-2, At Folsom Prison, Track 1, “Opening Announcements”

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When the virus comes out here, it will not introduce itself. It will not breathe its name into a microphone or echo out over the loudspeakers. It will creep in quietly, moving to an unheard rhythm.more

Didavwiski

Didavwiski

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He talked of shamans, but you don’t like that word anymore.  You prefer to use the Cherokee name, didavwiski, two souls in one body, male and female, who have immense healing powers that help navigate the ongoing cycle.more

The Shiner

The Shiner

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When Kenny arrived home, his left eye was a river that never stopped streaming.more

The Burbidges in Grand Marais

The Burbidges in Grand Marais

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A custom polyvinyl chloride pool inflatable of Jesse McCartney was on its back in a white wicker chaise.more

No Windows

No Windows

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A delicacy to celebrate my sobriety is probably what the doctor would prescribe.more

Three Stories

Three Stories

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The risk. It’s just too much, he says, and this is where I got to draw the line.more