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Just Like the Tales Mama Told Me | Fiction

Just Like the Tales Mama Told Me | Fiction

Mama would be proud of me. My skin soft from Olay, my head all full of confidence and water. Near enough to being a god like one of them mythic creatures she read me when I was too young to fill out a dress the way I do now. Legs thick. Butt looking good. Got the men...
The House That Grief Built | Book Review

The House That Grief Built | Book Review

Accommodations by Sarah Carey ISBN: 978-0996475495 Concrete Wolf Press, June 30 2019 46 pages, paperback, $10.69 and Borrowed Light by Jennifer Horne ISBN: 978-0984276479 Mule on a Ferris Wheel Press, 2019 31 pages, mass market paperback, $15.00 1. In two recent...
A Political Eulogy | Nonfiction

A Political Eulogy | Nonfiction

As I walked my Carolina Wild Dog Max this morning, I passed one of my Trump neighbors walking his Dachshund mix. Behind him was an overweight tomcat along for the morning constitutional. “He doesn’t need a leash yet,” I remarked. “No, not yet,” the guy said. We smiled...
The Bird Avenger | Fiction

The Bird Avenger | Fiction

Numbers are a random way to measure life. Thirty years on this earth. Thirty days in a month. Thirty days until my next period. Thirty bucks to fill the car. Thirty days of community service. Thirty hours until I surrender to the county sheriff. Thirty days in jail....