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Mmmm…a short love story

“You’re really cute,” she said, to the guy standing next to her on the corner, while they waited for a chance to cross the busy street. “Uh, thanks?” “I’m sure you hear that all the time.” “You’re cute too,” he … Continue reading

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This was a dream I had the night before last…The story was all there, words and everything.

The little boy stood on the sidewalk, in front of his house, screaming at the top of his lungs. “HELLO!  WHERE IS EVERYBODY?” he yelled.  He was trying not to cry.  He called out names, and continued to shout, until … Continue reading

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Coffee and books…

“How many languages do you speak?” “Does Pig-Latin count?” she asked, sipping her coffee. “I’m not sure,” he laughed. “Why? Do you have an overwhelming need to tell me how many languages you speak?” “Only if you want to know,” … Continue reading

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Love…a tale

“Is this seat taken?” he asked, smiling at her. She looked around the empty room and said, “Yes.” “How about the one on the other side?” “That one’s taken too,” she said.  “I’m early for a meeting and I’m saving … Continue reading

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The Bookstore…A tiny story

The dogs passed by her, each one, snuffling her hand in thanks. “I assume they enjoyed storytime?” Bunny smiled and nodded. “I’m happy to know that,” she said, the dog walking in circles around her.  “Are the crows still upstairs?” … Continue reading

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Laundry…short story

“I thought you were getting the bath towels out of the dryer?” “I did,” she said. “Where are they?” “I wrapped the cats in them.” “Got it,” he said.

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XX and Y…Short story

“I like the way you look,” he said, staring at her. “What’s it like in your head?” she asked. “My brain’s in there, along with some bone and tissue.  Why?” “No,” she laughed.  “What does it look like in your … Continue reading

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