Monthly Archives: May 2014

Day and Night

I woke up suddenly – she was standing right next to me. “What time is it?” I asked, yawning. “Quarter to four,” she replied. “You have a good night?” “Yeah, got what I needed.  But hey, I was wondering – … Continue reading

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Beyond the Fence

“Ain’t much to look at,” the caretaker had said.  “But the stories are true.  It works.” I admit, I was skeptical at first.  But I stood out there dawn after dawn and waited for the mist.  When it finally came, … Continue reading

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The Hinterlands

“Do you think they’re after us?” she asked. “No.  I don’t even think they know we left,” he replied. She glanced out the window.  “Wait, what’s that?  There’s something coming towards us!” “Relax.  Just some goats.  Jeez, we really are … Continue reading

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Anthropocene

“I dropped the vial in a good place,” the young woman said.  “The subway, right during rush hour.” “It’s done, then,” the doctor said.  “See all that trash by the seashore?  It’ll fossilize, and that will be all that’s left … Continue reading

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Seventeen

Alex’s boss finally cornered him. “You wouldn’t believe the fish I caught in Alaska,” he said.  “The guide said he’d never seen…” As his boss continued talking, Alex’s mind wandered off. Back to that summer twenty years ago, to that … Continue reading

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