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Softball Follies

It happened in an instant, but the pain has lasted for months. I watched as it went down, the yellow ball flung toward the plate. Her arm reached out and caught the ball but then the collision. She went down … Continue reading

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The Summer of ’76

We drove into the city at night on a freeway lined with lights past car dealerships hunkered down for the evening on the edge of town. From the back of the VW wagon where I had a pallet of sorts … Continue reading

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My Broken Electronic Companion

You were ever so smooth; my fingers ran across your flawless face, gnosis unlocked with a gentle touch. But time, o time, the perfect butcher of perfection, went to work with grim precision, stress and strain the twin tools that … Continue reading

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Lament of the Lone Guardsman

(This is Warhammer 40k fan fiction. Everything other than the main character and his unit is copyright of Games Workshop, used without their permission but hopefully with their indulgence.) The recording transcribed here was collected during the recovery of bodies … Continue reading

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Learning to draw… again

A couple of days ago as I ambled up and down the aisles of our local grocery store, nodding to the other under-employed free-lance writers pushing their carts, I turned up the aisle that has periodicals on one side and … Continue reading

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All That Mattered

I met a young woman in a dream Someone I’d known many years ago; We were in a library, Walls covered with fantastic books, Artwork strange yet sublime, And because this was my dream: T-shirts with Opus the Penguin. She had … Continue reading

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The Necron of Texas

(Authors note: this is a piece of Warhammer 40K fan fiction, and is completely unauthorized. The characters are mine but everything else is from Games Workshop and used without permission. I wrote this because I love their universe and had … Continue reading

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