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The Big Bah-Ha

by on Jul 18, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

For Bea LaMonica and Gillian Hastings 16,100 Words Beatrice did not wake up in Heaven. She lay flat on her back. The surface beneath her was hard as concrete, maybe bouncier, like those playgrounds made from recycled tires. Bitter crazy cold out, but she could not see her breath. “Dead,...

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Pale, and from a Sea-Wave Rising

by on Dec 7, 2010 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By C.S.E. Cooney Aquilo Vickery Makepeace, anatomy student, was looking for corpses when he found the undine. It was late morning and blustery. The lighthouse at the end of narrow-necked Point Judith had been destroyed by the gale two days ago, and there she was in the wreckage,...

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Dogstar Men

by on Aug 15, 2010 in Poetry | 1 comment

By C.S.E. Cooney                                                                                                                                 Rhysling Award 3rd Place “Short Poem” All the men I might have loved Have gone to Sirius Sirius, the Dogstar The Dreadstar of...

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