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Useless Things

by on Feb 7, 2012 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

7,300 Words “Señora?” The man standing at my screen door is travel stained. Migrant, up from Mexico. The dogs haven’t heard him come up, but now they erupt in a frenzy of barking to make up for their oversight. I am sitting at the kitchen table, painting a doll, waiting for the timer to...

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