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Silence, a cacophony, and then silence again
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Silence, a cacophony, and then silence again

My boyhood home spans 2400 square feet if it does an inch. With a fully furnished basement, a sloping front yard, and a rectangular in-ground pool framed by a brick patio out back, space was never at a premium. But the field of wheat grass and wildflowers that once bumped […]

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Friday Night With Books and a Mouse

Her mother and sister had already left for their weekend away. They are heading up north. We aren’t pushing back until morning, going south to Virginia for soccer, history and hiking. I showered first and then she got in with a shower cap to continue preserving the dyed color that […]

The Woman With The Cigarette On The Beach
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The Woman With The Cigarette On The Beach

The phone dings, that familiar modern sound alerting us of something new, cutting through the hiss of onions sauteing in hot oil in the kitchen, breaking the still silence of a bedroom at night or, in this case, emanating from the lone back pocket of knit shorts with red and […]

On Bended Knee (or How Not To Propose Marriage to the One You Love)
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On Bended Knee (or How Not To Propose Marriage to the One You Love)

This humorously sad story appears in the book Men’s Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny by Alisha Gaddis. It is performed here by me, the author, as a way of editing it during the writing process. Everything in this story is true, unfortunately. I hope you enjoy On Bended Knee […]

Everyone Has A Story
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Everyone Has A Story

Truth be told, I’d have initially preferred to sink my husky frame into the warm beige leather of the Lincoln Town Car that came to fetch me from a disturbingly populated Terminal D baggage claim carrousel at 12:21 A.M. Truth be told, I’d have fancied a snooze, a half chance […]

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