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Why did the chicken cross the road?

This chicken always wanted to cross the road.

Every morning, she would walk out of the abandoned farm to the edge of the road. It would stand there wondering about what lay on the other side of the road. 191 more words

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More Fun Discoveries - #LitMag+ The Sequel

I received another acceptance letter this morning! The story I submitted to Speculative 66 called “The Scout” will be published April 6th. As I mentioned in… 226 more words


Dance class

Once a week Lottie goes to dance class in her village. It is just an hour of exercise, at the least convenient time in the evening, but hey, if she can make it she is happy to swing her hips. 922 more words


Blind Panic

(600 words)

Eyes open but unseeing, I blinked furiously. Blackness. What was the time? Had I overslept? I touched an eyeball, it felt sensitive, normal, as it did when putting contact lenses in. 614 more words


Lottie and the mammogram age

Apparently, after you have had your 50th birthday woman’s medical status is changed to a different group. The group in which there is a chance of having higher risks of more bodily difficulties and illnesses. 957 more words


Full Fathom Five

(1300 words)

I stood at the railing, gazing out to the haze of the distant level horizon. The sea was calm, low deep blue waves undulating slowly, barely hinting at their potential ferocity. 1,337 more words