Hunting Alone

(559 words) He walked across the shallow pond.  He was a little drunk and struggled against the suction of the mud. He pinched the neck of the bird feeling the…

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No Smoking

(636 words) They should have known people weren’t really reasonable when they saw they’d buy at a joint what they could get for 1/10 the price at the grocer. Maybe…

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Lucy Dreams

(553 words) "Dad, the news is on." "Isn’t it always?  I can’t watch that." "Why don’t you like the news?" "I don’t hate the news I just know what it…

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