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January 1, 2007 | Fiction

Lot 613

J.W. Wang

She found me at the public auction house, a placard reading "613" displayed over my head. A jeweled egg hung from her left shoulder, crusted with rubies, diamonds, glinty stuff. "So what's your

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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 the one side, there is school. On the other, there is the little

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December 1, 2006 | Fiction

Velocity

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. Cycling was part of our life – Mason had done the Tour

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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 to replace her glasses. Her heart hurt because Roy never said the three