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The Interlopers

I clung to her leg like a cowering koala. Crouched at her feet I was passive, self protective. The other woman talked to her only. She was proposing to me through my wife. She wanted me to become her betrothed. … Continue reading

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Mind Your Mother’s Words

“Finish up your lompers Beck, ya don’t want to waste the good farmer’s hard work.” Beck looked at his plate and decided to get it over fast, shoveling in two huge forkfuls of flatcakes before leaving the table. Outside, Freddy … Continue reading

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On a Lithium Kiss

He walked to the door, his wife following behind him. He turned and they kissed. He knew it would be the last one they would have. He looked back at her again while walking to the car. She smiled and … Continue reading

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Dubious Nirvana

I went back and did it again this time trying to remember for the record – we, traveling near the big construction machines with the boy, my friend egging on the salesman and …. It is dangerous enough being a … Continue reading

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The Raised Hand

September 2011 The teacher seemed not happy with any of us. At least I had read the book although it was some time ago. He asked specific questions and called on each student when none could give an answer. I … Continue reading

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