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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 She would tell me to start the story in a different way. I know she would because she’s the writer. She would start nearest the action, just...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 She slept for one hundred years. But in her sleep, she was awake. She felt the breeze on her skin, she could hear the birds outside the...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 You have failed seven times to kill Rasputin. Rat poison in the borscht. The accidental collapse of a jack. The incident of the marauding gypsy bear. But...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 Bea Eddinger First Notices Bea Eddinger first notices that a snake has grown out of her left ankle. She is in the shower, her fleshy leg propped...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 When things got too heavy, I drank. When the world became too big, too trivial, like a list of items to buy at the supermarket, I drank....
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 I’m heading uptown on the One train when a big guy comes through the door that connects with the car ahead of us. He seems jovial. As...
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