Tag Archives: magical realism

Story #45 – A little birdy told me

The backyard looked like another planet.  A heavy blanket of snow magnified the cold and reflected the ineffectual winter sun.  Ben squinted at the cold vista out his kitchen window while he scoured the burnt cheese from the bottom of … Continue reading

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Story #43 – The Ride Of Your Life / Staying in line

The voice is strangely metallic, androgynous. It’s oscillating cadence is almost hypnotic. “You’re in for the ride of your life! You’ve never seen anything like it. You’ll never be the same!” When you hear it, you can imagine a young … Continue reading

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Story #42 – Strays

1 The cats who live in the vacant lot behind the gas station were already trotting out from behind the various scraggly bushes and shrubs.  Angela rolled down the window of her beat-up Chevy as she pulled up and inhaled … Continue reading

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