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One Sided Love

“Don’t go. I need you. I’ll die without you!” “I have to.” “Can you at least tell me why?” “You’re bad news.” “What!” “You never once thought how your actions would affect me.” “How can you be so cruel? Haven’t … Continue reading

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Email

From: Mom To: Brandon Subject: Your Father Brandon, Why won’t you answer my calls? It’s finally happened. I’ve already told your brother and he’s on the next flight over. Can we expect to see you at the funeral? Love, Mom … Continue reading

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Unthoughtful Gift

Mary frowned at the box. “So, what do you think?” Peter grinned. “I think you’re sleeping alone tonight.” “What? You don’t like it?” “Knee pads?” She screamed. “You always do this–buy a gift for yourself and say it’s for me.” … Continue reading

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Peace at Last

Billy stared at the pills in his hand. Dark circles ringed his puffy eyes. “It’s time to put an end to all this shit!” He downed the pills in one gulp. Closing his eyes, he breathed a contented sigh. At … Continue reading

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Philosophy of a Dragon

The knight and dragon circled each other, both eyeing each other warily. “Dragon, why must you keep plundering our village?” “I am a dragon; I collect riches.” “Will you fill the lair until there is no room for yourself?” The … Continue reading

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Playing With Phrasing

Tommy finished speaking and shifted from foot to foot. He felt terrible, but wasn’t sure how his friend would react. “Well, you can take these and shove ’em up your ass,” Jimmy said. Tommy blinked at him, frozen in surprise. … Continue reading

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Parental Duties

She hated sneaking around in the dark. She could barely hear the children’s breathing over the pounding in her ears. Each creak of the floorboard caused her heart to skip a beat. Her hand reached towards a sleeping child’s head, … Continue reading

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Imagination

In her world there were beautiful princesses with flowing hair and puffy gowns. There were handsome princes with dazzling smiles, and brave knights who would take her on adventures. In her world there was only good, no evil. But not … Continue reading

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