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I was Here Before the Monster | Fiction

I was Here Before the Monster | Fiction

Breakaway peg-legged tables and vines growing in the cracks of your home. Cat fur fallen in the gaps of your sofa, the creature purring a room away. You grab your hair and pull it out like weeds. Like it’s a thing that was put there, not yours anymore. “I’m not dying...
Lila | Fiction

Lila | Fiction

Presenting the 2018 Milton Literary Festival Young Authors Creative Fiction Writing Contest High School Grand Prize Winner “Lila” By Madison Loud St. Francis High School, Grade 9 Lila, my sister, and I stood about six feet away from the bark-covered trunk...
I’m Here | Fiction

I’m Here | Fiction

Cold air poured through the busted window. A chair lay on its side. A half-empty bottle of Jim Beam was on the table. Blood dripped off of Jimmy Furlong’s hands as Casey handcuffed him. Furlong’s wife, Sonya, stood just out of reach in the doorway to the kitchen,...