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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 Karl Grunberg drew glances and a few outright stares as he wove between other pedestrians on the sidewalk on his way to class. He did not notice,...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 Wanda admired herself in the cloudy full-length mirror, her gold lamé dress glittering as it reflected the light shining out from the bathroom. The rich creamy sweetness...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 I was sitting on the stoop overlooking my backyard. Wispy smoke from my cigarette blended into the morning fog. The best part of morning. The neighbor boy...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 I try to convince her that toothbrushes have no distinct gender. I present a sound argument based on logic, using strategies from Plato’s topoi. I introduce complex...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 Action Change Order; otherwise known as ACO. The radioactive-green ACO snickers in the just-promoted graphic designer's dusty in-bin. Photo is "too lonely" the account executive says the...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 At twelve, we talked cars. I didn’t know anything about them; only that it was necessary for me to spout off words like “corvette” and “chevy” and...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 When Liza lost her legs, we called it a car accident, not a cheerleading accident. It took the humor away. Despite the seriousness of it, when my...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 At work, he fantasizes about an accident in which the car throws him, and his body slides along the pavement, abrading the skin on his chest and...
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Fiction, Vol. 1.1, June 2007 Across the block-wide parking lot I see her, rocking the babies, feeding them, sometimes just standing by the window looking out onto the street wondering, perhaps, what...
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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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