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Tumescent Zombies, by Kelly Grieve [Catechize #7]

In 1998, nearly 20 years ago now, I was in my second year of my first real long term relationship. I lived in Pittsburgh and I knew the city by bus stops, bathrooms and where the best bagels were. I would ride my bike up a steep incline in the bitter winter and no matter…
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Paul Beckman's Short Fiction House Beautiful

House Beautiful, by Paul Beckman

Herbert sat in his chair, a large mahogany overstuffed leather with matching ottoman, and Sheila sat in hers, a spindle backed rocker with thin pillow pads tied to the seat and chair back. The powder blue pads were interchangeable and washable and had tiny white butterflies as their only design. The cloth strips that tied…
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Shaming Shoes, By Mike Fiorito

When Gina LoRusso convinced me that we could win the King of Queens Dance contest, I pretended to give a shit about dancing so I could get into her pants. For as long as I could remember, my sisters had tortured me with disco songs like “Come to Me” and “Love to Love You Baby.”…
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Changing of the guard (by Paul Beckman)

(this piece was previously published on our Medium channel, and is reposted here due to popular demand as part of our goal to promote great writing) — Lawrence “Lucky Larry” Lombardi 62, left to be with our Lord on May 8th, loving husband of Mary Lombardi for forty years passed suddenly while hooking up a…
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