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Letter By Letter

She lived in a castle made of words. It was built letter by letter, day by day. She didn’t know when the first word was placed what would happen, how could she? Nevertheless, she continued to place them, day after … Continue reading

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Inheritance-Part Four

The next morning found both Michelangelo and I dressed in shorts and tee-shirts that read, ‘Viva Italy’(for me) and ‘It’s a Buongiorno day’ (for Michelangelo). We accessorized these ensembles with ball caps, brightly colored sunglasses, a New York Jets backpack … Continue reading

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Inheritance-Part Three

My father’s letter, continued: I do realize this sounds insane but the truth often does. There are things beyond human understanding that exist. Are they gods? That is the subject of debate amongst scholars. At the end of the day, … Continue reading

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Inheritance-Part Two

We sped across the bridge at what can only be described as desperate velocity. The Romans who built this made it to last but not to be traversed at nearly ninety miles an hour in a sports car. It felt … Continue reading

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Inheritance-Part One

I was working on the Amalfi Coast when I learned that my father had died. This news came in the form of an email from his attorney, C.R. Higgins, informing me that the reading of the will would be in … Continue reading

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The Quiet Part Loud

The Congressman sat uncomfortably in the padded armchair. It had looked very squashy and soft, but it felt as though it had dense lumps and sharp edges hidden under the upholstery. He was anxious enough as it was, being summoned … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy

When he joined the line, George had hope. He had downloaded all the proper documents and had filled them in correctly. In his bag, was a travel mug full of hot coffee, a bottle of water, and several energy bars … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick

She carried a brick to the large clearing and placed it carefully. It was heavy and she could only carry one at a time. The pile of bricks was a long distance from the clearing so she could only place … Continue reading

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Bottle Episode

Nikki found the bottle when she was on vacation. It had washed up on the shore of the white sand beach in front of the bungalow that she and her now ex-boyfriend had rented as a romantic getaway. Their relationship … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash-Part Four

After washing up, Eli entered the kitchen. It was filled with people preparing food. He’d never seen that before or even conceived of it as an activity. Up to very recently, all the food he ate was processed and sealed … Continue reading

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