Survival

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I woke suddenly, a deep rumbling shaking the house. I knew the time had come. Our sun was going to explode at any moment. I watched the neighbors as they stumbled from their abodes, bleary eyed from lack of sleep, just like…

Good Old Bobby

Good Old Bobby

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Good old Bobby was usually a happy drunk, but every once in a while, he’d get all salty about one thing or another. Then it was a whole new ball of wax, especially if he got his dander up about something and…

Uncle Frank, the Boxer

Uncle Frank, the Boxer

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My uncle Frank was quite the character. He wasn’t too nice to look at, but boy, did he have stories galore. Us kids loved to sit at his feet whenever we all gathered at Grandma’s house to listen to him talk. It…

Old Habits Never Die

Old Habits Never Die

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Janice gritted her teeth as her husband continued with his annoying habit of sucking on his teeth. Her head tilted to the side as she tried not to cringe at the sound for the thousandth time. ‘My god!’ she thought to herself,…

Like a Moth…

Like a Moth…

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He had always felt drawn to her, a pulling that he couldn’t resist. Like a moth to a flame. He loved her hair, it was like silk under his fingers. He could spend hours running his fingers or a brush through her…