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The Long Walk

The Long Walk

Written By

Christopher Patrick

      The sound of the office swept by Max in a blur as he slipped past the people he’d once called colleagues and stepped out into the noise of the city. 1,680 more words

Fiction

The Collective Birthday

The Collective Birthday

Written By

Christopher Patrick

      “There’s no dip, Ray. I’ve looked absolutely everywhere and there’s none. Absolutely none! What are we going to do?” 1,787 more words

Fiction

Festive Fiction: Tree Toppers

Tree Toppers

Written by

Christopher Patrick

The door to the loft swung open, casting the entire space into a pale yellow glow, the light bulb swinging from the rafters like a fading sun. 2,110 more words

Fiction

"Losing It"

They hadn’t spoken in weeks. Samia was in the kitchen, making the beef and okra stew her husband hated. Her fingers grabbed at spices and containers out of habit, but her mind was elsewhere. 1,786 more words

Family

"The Loudest Silence"

She was shrouded in many layers that defined her in a manner that suited others. Her name carried the weight of heavy, hyphenated labels that pretended to know her better than she knew herself. 291 more words

Short Stories

"Crescent"

From his bedroom window the boy could make out the domes and pillars of their neighborhood mosque. He loved how the streetlights made the stone exterior glow white, illuminating the windows and the trees that surrounded the mosque. 1,025 more words

Family