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Not There Anymore

23 Apr , 2014  

Not There Anymore

I used to go to a small store in a mall to buy my comic books and science fiction magazines. It’s not there anymore. The mall itself is gone.
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A Mimeograph Newsletter In the 21st Century

22 Apr , 2014  

A Mimeograph Newsletter

I was a kid, not an old-timer sentimental for a lost past. The typewriter, the mimeograph machine and supplies were cheap at the yard sale. In fact, I arrived late and they were in the trash. So I got them for free.
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Free Will

21 Apr , 2014  

Free Will

Had he remembered history, William would have felt like a cliche. He was a child trapped in a well. He’d only been in there for about 40 minutes and his rescue seemed inevitable, but already his plight was the most talked about event on the planet.
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Enclave

20 Apr , 2014  

Enclave

They weren’t political. They were just tired, hungry and practical. The Enclave had no utopian plans. The people there just wanted to live their lives—even if their lives would be hard, the lives would be their lives.
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Used Up

19 Apr , 2014  

Used Up

It is a little known fact—unproven yet true—that people have a finite amount of nearly everything. Breaths, laughs, tears, orgasms—you only get so much of each, so use them wisely.
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Roller Coaster

18 Apr , 2014  

Roller Coaster

Steel bar down flaking red—rust? Paint? Blood?—holds me in place, too late for second thoughts as I am jarred, lunge backward with resigned anxiety, clack clack clack clack, More…