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Semicolon

By Patricia Ljutic (This story contains suicide.) My friend Lila had an ever-present yearning to be somewhere other than where she was, as if emotional burrs lodged under her skin and began pricking her before she could settle anywhere. She spoke about changing where she lived, but had such a…

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over/out

By John Sweet and i was dreaming about your death and i knew it was a dream, knew you were alive, and i woke up crying, 85 degrees at two in the morning, empty house in a pointless town had given up on escape but could still appreciate the idea…

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sunflowers in autumn

By John Sweet                   An ambulance in the sunlight. An arm, a leg, something missing from the picture, but the picture has no sound. The dog has been shot twice, but refuses to die. Cut its head off and it grows back,…

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