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Release

After the regime has fallen, and the reek of burning documents been aired from the grim offices of Internal Security, still no one ventures down to the basement. On its shelves, thousands of jars, thousands upon thousands. Their tops have grown gritty with dust, and their labels—pasted on so carefully—curl up like dying leaves.

Flash Fiction by Gerri Brightwell

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Letters to Jim Harrison

fiction by Sean Lovelace

Letter to Jim Harrison #13

Another winding down, December. Thus attempting to name more trees, a field guide and close study of bark and berry and leaf. But it isn’t snagging the brain, too much folly. Still too jumpy to stop and seriously consider the rain, only the sound—ticking and tapping—only the gray brushstrokes of mist, touching over here this hillside, over there the crumbling stone silo…my son squinted doubtfully into a sideways squall and I said, “Don’t worry. Deer don’t get wet. Only hunters do.”  

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Two Flashes of Fiction by Helen Phillips

We like to sit on a rock. We like to sit on a rock shaped like a turtle. We like to dig holes in the sand and watch them fill with water. We like to drink rain. We like to sit in sun.

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