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Randolph and friends…

Randolph loved pigeons.  Everyday, the person he lived with brought him to the park, and everyday, the minute he sat down, the pigeons began to gather around him.  Yes, corn kernels were on the ground in other places, but Randolph … Continue reading

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Meet Joyce…

Joyce is a lovely, free roaming, hamster.  She lives in a field behind a house with a garden.  She feels quite fortunate, since there’s a ready supply of food always available.  Once, the being who lived there came out of … Continue reading

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The Singer…a short story

She walked up to the microphone, looked at the screaming crowd, turned to the band, and in a very loud voice, said, “One, two, three, four!” The band started to play and she started to sing.  The audience was hypnotized, … Continue reading

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NEXT! a short story

“Hey!  Where do you think you’re going?” yelled the large bearded man, in a white robe and sandals.  He was standing behind an empty pedestal, in front of a never ending line of people. The woman, who stepped out of … Continue reading

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Freight…a short story

Sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how long we’ve been gone. Going through wormholes can screw up our equipment, even if it’s protected with runes.  It seems as if we’ve been in the air for months, but I know it … Continue reading

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The brand new and different ANDERSON SMITH, STRANGE AND UNUSUAL BOOKSHOP…a short story 2

“This BOOK, bit me,” said the middle-aged man, wearing slacks and jacket. “I’m really sorry about that,” she said.  “But, realistically, books don’t bite.  I meant they can’t bite.  They don’t have mouths, or teeth, right?” “LOOK at my hand,” … Continue reading

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The Anderson Smith Strange and Unusual Bookshop…

“Young lady,” hissed the woman.  “Do you work here?” “I do,” said the bookseller.  “As a matter of fact, this is my shop.  How can I help you?” “I have been trying to get a copy of Pride and Prejudice … Continue reading

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