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Sister Twelve: Confessions of a Party Monster

by on Aug 6, 2013 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

It didn’t take with me, the world and its rules, the things it expected of me. In the end, that’s the only reason why I find myself still here after all these countless years, and still I refuse to leave the scene. If you drop a beat, I’m on it. If I hear the slightest scratch, I’m ready...

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The 24 Hour Brother

by on Dec 6, 2011 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

By Christopher Barzak My little brother Joe grew up too fast for his own good. My mom was the first to see what we were in for. Soon after Joe’s birth, when the nurse put him in her arms, the first thing he did, still pink and slimy, was smile the gummy, wry smile of a little old man....

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