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Between (Part 4)

4. The Death and the Question Tom was wondering how he had gotten into Uncle Pete’s room, when there was a woman’s scream.  He looked to the door, a middle-aged woman was stumbling in, clearly in shock.  It was his … Continue reading

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Between (Part 3)

3. The Door and the Attempt  The streets were cold at night but the air was fresh and serene.  The hours waiting for dusk to come seemed quieter and slower.  Tom’s hasty footsteps and heavy breathing did nothing to disturb … Continue reading

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Between (Part 2)

2. The Funeral Home, the Uncle and the Dream  By the time Tom arrived at the Funeral home, most people had left.  His mother was sitting on a bench in the hallway, her arms around his grandmother, both of them … Continue reading

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Between (Part 1)

1. The Subway, the Shrink and the Phone Call  One of the problems with people living in the city, among many, is no one ever looks in any direction other than ahead.  They may maneuver their heads slightly to take … Continue reading

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New

A new year is the best excuse for one to revisit old memories.  Layers of dust and age only stress the amount of effort taken to conceal what is underneath, what wishes to be lost.  A lot can be done … Continue reading

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The ring

When Ryan left the room, it was well past Lily’s bed-time, and by the time he arrived home, cleaned his blood-stained hands, took off his rain-soaked jacket,  rubbed his fatique-ridden eyes, took a good hard look at his surprisingly collected … Continue reading

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My Interview Last Week

A young man stumbles into a room, his hair in a mess and his shirt untucked. In the room behind a large desk sits another man. A tag on the desk reads M. Lam, Director. “I’m so sorry, traffic was … Continue reading

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