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The Smell of Death

Mr. Jones sat shakily up in the bed, his body smaller and more frail, tucked into the white sheets. I walked in and gave him a small smile. “Hey, Mr. Jones, how are you doing today?” His face lit up … Continue reading

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Don’t Look

The clock ticked loudly in the otherwise silent room. The children sat at their desks, their heads down and their pencils scribbling on the paper. The teacher watched them from her desk, noticing every little glance of their eyes to … Continue reading

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Think You Know Me

There was something about the way he looked at her. Almost as if he looked through her, not quite at her. But his eyes were green and his hair was dark, and it was an irresistible combination that caused women … Continue reading

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The Key (Part 2)

Julia sprung into action when Abigail collapsed. She tossed the box on the top of the dresser, then dropped to her knees to feel for a pulse. All while calling out Abigail’s name. But she knew. Abigail was gone. Continue reading

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The Swirls on Paper

He smudged the paper with his hand. The paint slipped outside the penciled line. He grunted, but kept going. Smudge again, another splash of color, another grunt. Outside the snow fell, deep, cold and unrelenting. The swish of the cars … Continue reading

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The Tirade

She was told she couldn’t fail. She had a mission to accomplish. But who was she, really? Continue reading

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Like a glove

I was done rotting in the jail cell, or so they told me. I’d shown good behavior, but my time was up and the governor couldn’t think of a reason to pardon me. The list they handed me was on … Continue reading

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