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Exponential Decay

By Maggie Kennedy “The orange tastes like a refrigerator,” my son says,spitting out his bite and pretending to gag,and though I have never tasted a refrigeratorI know what he means. The orange tastes like the plastic it was wrapped in.And though I have never eaten plastic,the conjured smell fills my…

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Thoughts and Prayers

by Eric Sentell (This story contains violence.) Ryan parked his dead mother’s Corolla in an abandoned lot across the highway from Patty Johnson’s trailer park, stuffed a pair of brown jersey gloves in his back pockets, and looked around for people and cars. Seeing no one, he walked under the…

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Homecoming

by Eric Sentell  She stares at the shirtless infant waiting for more baby food. Then she studies the kitchen. Lilac walls, white cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances. “Where am I?” The baby coos and wobbles in its seat. She studies its shapeless features, its bright blue eyes. Her lips…

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