Memories

She stood against the sun-baked cement, a dark grey smear against the light-awash wall. Her head was bowed to the light, her body soaking up the warmth that the shadows stole from us. I knew this because I tried to do the same thing every day. The spot was a coveted one. One of the …

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Just An Act

His hand fumbled through the trash in his pocket. paper, lint, cigarette case, ahh a coin. That’d do. Richard pulled it out, a quarter he realized upon inspection, and rubbed in between his thumb and pointer finger. The motion began to ease his nerves and he slowed the tapping of his foot. All of this …

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Joel

The wet slap of the rag sent the flies into motion. Joel wiped at the bar and leaned into the limp breeze the fan overhead provided. It didn't help.  Even in the middling months of the year, the scorching heat of the tropics clung to everything and the humidity brought in by the latent storms …

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