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Peopleflowers

April 28, 2020

Dear Marcie, Getting mail is especially exciting now that we’re quarantined. Even if it’s just junk mail. It’s something. It’s communication. I read every word. Anyway, I thought I’d write you a letter. The typical […]

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Elizabeth’s Garden

April 23, 2020

I was standing in my new living room with my hair pulled up in a headscarf and strokes of paint marking my arms looking at blobs of paint options on the wall. Somehow I managed […]

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Felix and Hazel

February 24, 2020

When Felix and Hazel were teenagers, they lived in a town that was big enough for Felix but too small for Hazel. When Hazel was a teenager, her favorite thing to do was take walks […]

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Phillipa’s tattoo epiphany

February 19, 2020

My mother was anything but materialistic. Her closet held nothing but the essentials. The only jewelry she owned was her wedding band and a pair of gold stud earrings shaped like butterflies. No knick-knacks, not […]

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Clara’s chick flick

February 9, 2020

She rolled her eyes and turned to go, to leave him there standing alone in the woods like the brooding bad boy character from a chick flick. Except he wasn’t misunderstood and she wasn’t going […]

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Mr. Thompson’s Smile

January 29, 2020

When I was six, my great grandma lived in an assisted living home called Oasis Retirement. She had a room on the second floor. It was just big enough for a queen-size bed, a dresser […]

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Marla’s Martian Fashion

December 11, 2019

“Where do you think you are? The fashion capital of Mars?”  I identified the voice through the buzz of the school cafeteria before I had even turned around. Once I was looking him in the […]

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The SS Warrimoo Wedding

November 11, 2019

Disclaimer: The SS Warrimoo was a real Australian/New Zealand passenger ship that sailed from 1892–1918. In the 1940s-50s, a story began circulating that the SS Warrimoo had managed to cross the intersection of the International […]