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Fire Breather

By Olivia L. Casey My scales too heavy now for me to rise.Scales jabbed tightly in my many achesBraided up in agony, I lie. I lift a wing and loose a weakened cryFor I have found a body too weak to wakeThe heavy scales I carry at sunrise. Anxious eyes…

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Dead Man’s Embers

by Moe Hashemi (This story contains suicide.)           To bring the dead to life           Is no great magic.           Few are wholly dead:           Blow on a dead man’s embers           And a live flame will start.                     —Robert Graves, “To Bring the Dead to Life”   “How are you feeling,” he says. No hellos…

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