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January 1, 2007 | Fiction

The Train, Stopped

Jodee Stanley

Sometimes there is a freight train stopped on the tracks. The tracks split the town, dividing it into one half and the other. On... more

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December 1, 2006 | Fiction


Martha Clarkson

The honeymoon suite in the bed and breakfast had a Harley-Davidson theme. When the brochure said ‘a haven for bikers,’ we assumed Schwinn.... more

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December 1, 2006 | Fiction

How Thurleen Met Skeeter

Martin Dodd

Thurleen’s feet hurt. And her head hurt from Parmalee’s algebra homework. Her eyes hurt because she didn’t have the money... more

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December 1, 2006 | Fiction

Bike Birth

Emily Taylor


On a balmy day in March I went down to the shop and rocking heel to toe with nervousness, explained my preferences: curved back... more