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New Year’s Un-Resolution
New Year’s Un-Resolution
The Clean Slate
The Clean Slate
Old Long Since
Old Long Since
The Quadriplegic
The Quadriplegic
The Purity of Seltzer
The Purity of Seltzer
The Clean Slate
The Clean Slate

The vintage Volkswagen pulled itself along the residential street at idle speed while Inspector Percival Murch surveyed the neighborhood in peripheral snapshots. Eyes darting left and right, the…

New Year’s Un-Resolution
New Year’s Un-Resolution

Audrey trailed after her friends, veering around puddles that threatened her new suede boots. She took a deep breath, regretting wearing a raincoat on this ridiculously warm, misty night. Why…

Sometime In a New Year
Sometime In a New Year

It was the night of New Year’s Eve, and I was getting ready to meet Evelyn for our yearly romp through every downtown bar after midnight. It was our little annual celebration; you see, we used to…

Old Long Since
Old Long Since

The black and white television mounted high in the corner of the diner broadcast the celebration in Times Square, where the great glittering ball, an hour ahead of them, had already dropped. On the…

The Quadriplegic
The Quadriplegic

In the darkness of her room she lay with a perfect stillness in her electronic wheelchair watching the digital wall clock, the glowing red digits and letters seeming to float out there in that…

The Purity of Seltzer
The Purity of Seltzer

I’m so hungry right now, that by tomorrow I reckon I’ll have blown #1. No eating between meals. I’m so hungry, I had dinner already and I’m itching for a bedtime snack. It really sucks when you can…

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Sometime In a New Year

New Year’s Un-Resolution

The Quadriplegic

The Clean Slate

Old Long Since

The Purity of Seltzer