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The Right Time (Five Sentence Fiction, December 2012)

The one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction this week was ‘Time’. “Time you grew up, my girl,” he growled, replacing the bucket on the hook in the barn, “no sense scriking over a bunch of dead kittens.” … Continue reading

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Injured (Every Day Poets, December 2012)

Who struck first? It’s hard to say, now time has smoothed a patina of pain and spite across the rough surfaces of our conflict. Words like missiles crossed the void where love once dwelt, and deeds formed wounds licked into … Continue reading

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