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At Parties Like A Gaping Open Wound

“Aw, he like really fucked you up, didn’t he?” This is the mildly condescending sympathy Irwin offered Olivia when she explained to him that the love of her life left her for another woman: his mother. 1,156 more words

Genna Rivieccio

Trouble in Fairyland

Cinderella picked up her cell phone, searched through the numbers, and called.

“Hey Mitzi, how are Fitzi and Dot?”

An oinking came through from the other side, then she heard Mitzi’s voice. 310 more words

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Teacher's Pet

“Mum!” Sophie slammed the front door behind her.  “I’m home!  We’re home!”

In the kitchen, Sophie’s mother wiped her hands on a tea towel and went to intercept her eight-year-old daughter in the hall.  437 more words

William Stafford

Cruellest Month

Painting on copper plate was tricky, thought Peter, though, as promised, produced a smouldering, luminous under glow, imbuing subtle, shimmering warmth to the face in his portrait. 4,019 more words

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Nut Allergy

Ruby reached into the bowl and pulled out a chocolate. It was a delicious-looking chocolate ball, and as the conversation flowed around her, she popped it into her mouth and bit down. 203 more words

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