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Mr. Perkins and The Fruit Flies, Part 1

by Stephen Halpert

Mr. Perkins had hardly ever seen a fruit fly prior to Mrs. Perkins untimely demise. She had kept their kitchen counters pristinely immaculate, spraying them often with vinegar. 898 more words



You writhe atop me, hips undulating in deep long figure eights as you arch your back and moan in ecstasy. Your hands claw your breasts and pinch the nipples as our bodies continue their silent dance. 214 more words

Prepare Yourself Before Reading

An Honorable Mention!

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Exactly a week ago, I participated in C.S. Wilde’s “Two-Sentence Story Challenge,” a challenge which is pretty self-explanatory in itself… 247 more words


you might as well read this announcement, you have nothing better to do

You may have been previously unaware of this, but since I began this blog I have attempted to publish a new post every Monday. I’m not sure if you’ve noticed or not, but I have really failed reached that benchmark recently. 547 more words

Module 14: Twelve Impossible Things Before Breakfast: Stories by Jane Yolen

Book Cover Image:

 Image Credit: Campbell County Public Library. (2015) http://www.ccpls.org.

Book Summary:

This collection of twelve stories delves into fantasy in its many forms: fable, fairy tale, horror and literary variation.  610 more words

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Six Years

She sat still in the backseat of the cab, staring out the window. The shadow of a smile sat framed by her quiet cheeks and squat nose. 801 more words



Leaves crunch under rushing feet

Panic, fright, no more fight

Eyelids slowly shut and hearts stop

Blood flows down the street tonight.