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a statue of an angel appears to be blowing clouds into the sky from a horn

The Angel

By Phibby Venable An angel was perched delicately on the straight back chair in the corner, but everyone pretended not to see her. At least it appeared that way to fifteen – year old Katie, who couldn’t take her eyes off the golden wings and slim figure. “Mama, don’t you…

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Play Place

By Stephen Monaco Dawn tapped her fingers impatiently on the table, trying to tune out the chaos that reigned on the other side of the sprawling glass windows, PLAY PLACE emblazoned across them. Every scream and squeal from inside knotted her stomach tighter. Thankful to be on this side of…

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Walking On Eggshells

by Stephen Monaco “If you can guess what I have in my pocket, you can have it,” Ethan said. His sister, Alyssa sat at the kitchen table and ignored him; the hard-boiled eggs cooling on a ragged towel had her attention.   Rachel looked at her daughter and marveled at how…

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