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Daylight Savings, by Chad Senesac

“Pigs-in-a-blanket. Don’t taste the same.” The man across from Jack smiled. Abiding the years, a refreshing familiarity came as comforting as a deep sip of warm whiskey which would be nowhere in sight: the living room was full of Baptists and strangers at that. “I doubt Miss Cynthia made them,” said Jack. “Probably not.” For […]

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 […]

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.” […]

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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