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Sing Me Your Scars

by on Mar 3, 2015 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

5000 Words This is not my body. Yes, there are the expected parts—arms, legs, hips, breasts—each in its proper place and of the proper shape. Is he a monster, a madman, a misguided fool? I don’t know. I don’t want to know. But this is not my body. § The rot begins, as always, around the...

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Requiem, for Solo Cello

by on Feb 3, 2015 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

1170 WORDS I. The first time I saw you play: Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello; your chin tucked down; your eyes soft but intense; the fingertips of your left hand deftly pressing into the fingerboard; the bow in your right moving across the strings like a lover’s sensate...

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Grey in the Gauge of His Storm

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

[TRIGGER WARNING: Some readers may find this story disturbing] Pattern: Every lining has a cloud, be it a worn spot, a mended seam, or an unraveled thread. They are neither perfect nor impenetrable, no matter how much we wish it so. People will tell you that damage makes the fabric...

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