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Original fiction, stories and poems.


Essay By

Hilary Sopata

N early a hundred people packed the small chamber cheek to elbow. Security guards strolled casually past, casting an occasional eye to make sure no one stepped over the line. Leaving the grand hallway with its barrel skylights and gold-topped Corinthian marble columns, I made my way toward the crowd.

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Wild Honey

Wild Honey - Short Fiction by Patricia Crisafulli

“You ever watch bees? One goes out, finds nectar, and starts buzzing. Pretty soon the air is full of them. People ain’t any different.”

Fiction by

Patricia Crisafulli

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Spring Firsts

The ‘Firsts’ of Spring

Tricia’s Blog

T his is the season of firsts, eagerly and duly recorded: first robin, first daffodil, first leaf buds, first day above sixty and then seventy degrees. In the northern part of the U.S. where I live, such firsts are savored as incontrovertible evidence, more telling than the date on the calendar, that winter has finally lost the tug of war and spring is winning the battle.

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Passion for a Prisoner

Passion for a Prisoner by Tom Sheehan

“Last warnin’, to the pair of ya. Git out’n here now fore I let loose. Emsie, you come first, girl. I ain’t meaning’ to shoot ya, but I sure am itchin’ with this trigger.”

Fiction by

Tom Sheehan

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