Expiration Date: A Short Story

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This is an experiment. This is only an experiment. If this were not an experiment, you would be given further instructions. As it is, you’re on your own. **** The twirled tissues screwed up into my nostrils make it difficult to breathe, but at least my nose isn’t running anymore, down around my lips, salting [Read More...]

Mean St. Francis

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I’ve never seen a St. Francis statue like the one that sits in our back yard amidst the periwinkle, under the embrace of the Loving Tree. He doesn’t look anything like the one I’ve posted here. My St. Francis is a bit alarming. His super-sized hands hold a bird that, despite its stone composition, fairly [Read More...]