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Sleeve

My left arm ends in a smooth, pink stump, just below my elbow. My hand was taken nine years ago.  I know that some people who have had limbs removed are very comfortable displaying their “residual limbs”, but for me it’s a source of constant shame and awkwardness. 2,365 more words

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Hold Me, Kiss Me, Squeeze Me Tight

It’s the little details you miss the most.  When it all falls apart, when the shit hits the fan and the blood hits the wall, it’s the details that really matter.   1,003 more words

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Wolf

Dylan looked at the looming clouds, knowing the full moon would be rising in just a couple of hours.  He shuddered inwardly at the cliche.  This is ridiculous, he thought.   3,391 more words

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Book review: Prince of Nightmares - John McNee

No. This book ‘Prince of Nightmares’ is not a Donald Trump biography, but is in fact a disturbing tale about a haunted hotel that steers clear of becoming ‘run of the mill’ by the way in which McNee graphically describes certain scenes/dreams/visions inside of the book. 359 more words

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At the Deli Counter

The man behind the meat counter, tall, stooped and old, was Dilbert Cunningham.  I’d been seeing him behind the Elton’s Grocery meat counter for almost ten years.   477 more words

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Ingrown

Harold leaned close to the mirror, eyeing his jawline.  He held tweezers to his skin, edged it under a coarse hair, squeezed and pulled.  All the hair on the underside of his jaw grew flat against his skin, almost parallel, and the razor never caught them all.   742 more words

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Albert at School

Albert Cohen sat at an empty section of a long cafeteria table and opened a pale grey plastic grocery bag.  Around him, in a chaos of shrill laughter and shouts, the normal children traded snacks and insults. 479 more words

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