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Jupiter, a very short story about an adventurous dog…

Jupiter wasn’t like other dogs.  I don’t mean to imply that all dogs are alike, because they aren’t.  Everyone knows that.  But Jupiter was one-of-a-kind.  He was an explorer.  He was a free dog, traveling the world, or at least … Continue reading

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Neon…a very short story

? The bell on the front door rang. “How can I help you?” she asked, coming up to the counter. “I want to know what I’m going to get…eventually,” he said.  “If I’m going to eventually get something, why can … Continue reading

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Magick…A very short story

People don’t understand me, they just know I’m different, so they stay away.  Late at night I let my Magick out to sparkle under the moonlight.  I close my eyes and feel the energy flow through me. My mother always … Continue reading

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Full up…a very short story about the end.

“I don’t understand,” she said, looking at the sign. “What’s to understand?  The sign says NO VACANCY.  That means you can’t come in.” “But…” “I don’t make the rules,” he said, rubbing his huge belly. “This doesn’t make any sense. … Continue reading

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The pool…a very short story

“Does he look okay to you?” she asked, staring into the pool. “If looking dead is okay, then yes.  If looking dead is not okay, then no,” he said. “Maybe he’s just resting.” “I don’t think so.  No one can … Continue reading

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Killer Coffee in Neon…a very short story

“One large to go please,” she said, a folded twenty in her hand. “What kind,” he asked, pointing to the board behind him. “Is there one that kills faster than the others?” “Excuse me?” “Is there one coffee that will … Continue reading

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The Giraffe…a very short story

The giraffe was quite put out.  After all, high in the sky was where she liked to spend her alone time.  So one day, while she was contemplating the mysteries of the universe, mostly why humans ever evolved to destroy … Continue reading

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Curtis Lester…a short story about darkness and light…

Everyone knew Curtis Lester had gone dark.  Everyone.  It started when he was eleven.  It wasn’t his fault, not exactly.  I mean when you wake up in the middle of the night and your bed is surrounded by men in … Continue reading

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The chat…a very short story.

“It was a dark and stormy night,” he muttered, picking at the keys. “When?” she asked. “When what?” “When was it dark and stormy?  A few weeks ago?” “It doesn’t matter when. It’s  fiction.” “I thought you said your writing … Continue reading

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A Very Short Story…

“Uh, is that a quiver on his back?” he asked. “Quiver?” she said.  “Who cares about the quiver?  What about the bow and arrow in his hands?” “Oh, yeah,” he said.  “What about that?” Everyone in the restaurant froze in … Continue reading

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