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Sapphire

The following piece was presented at Jersey City Writers’ literary event – 800 Dirty Words. Please enjoy.   The first time I did it I was fourteen. I met her outside a quickie mart on a hot August day. She said her name was Sapphire, that she was 18, and that she’d just gotten out […]

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Notes from the Occupation

The following piece was presented at Jersey City Writers’ genre event – Jersey Plums Poetry Reading. Please enjoy.   In the late afternoon as the summer sun shines upon us we stand in this dusty motor pool among the Hum-vees and Sus-vees that slumber like lions in this valley near the Rhine. They call this place […]

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My Love, If You Get This

The following piece was presented at the Jersey City Writers’ monthly genre event–Rendezvous: A Literary Celebration of Historical Romance. Please enjoy. My Love, If you get this letter, know one thing: I miss you desperately. These days away from you – this train that carries me away – is a hell with no escape. But I think […]

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Pan

The following short story was presented at the Jersey City Writers’ monthly genre event–Creepypasta: A Literary Reading of Web Horror. Please enjoy.   If you’re ever at a garage sale and you see a Tinker Bell doll for sale, never, ever buy it. My cousin knows this girl, Lizzie. When Lizzie was seven, she was at […]

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Pox

The stink of sickness emanating from the man made Pedro retch. “It’s the pox,” Juan whispered. “I can see that,” Pedro said. Back in Spain a wave of smallpox swept through Pedro’s boyhood village. It left his brother covered in a flurry of scars. It left his sister dead. And it left Pedro untouched. He’d […]

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