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Pungence

  The odor grew stronger everyday.  At first, Nita assumed it was road kill from the highway.  But it grew in intensity and on Thursday, grocery day for Nita, the smell followed her all the way to the store. She … Continue reading

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Struggles

Some saw a table for two or three, hosting an impromptu lunch on a sunny day. Others saw a much-needed break in the daily routine… fresh air, laughter, conversations with friends and coworkers. Charles saw none of that.   He saw … Continue reading

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Bright Light

  Impossible.  Wasn’t it?  Jenna’s heart beat so fast she could feel it in her head. “Mommy!  Can people shrink?  Like until they are teeny tiny and too small to see?” “No, Honey.  Only in the movies.” Jenna went back … Continue reading

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It Soothes the Savage Beast

  Huddled together, a hundred inmates sat cross legged with chains connecting their wrists.  The hot sun scorched the ground and concrete and the men became uneasy, agitated.  Guards with billyclubs and badges reflecting the heat paced around the mob. Suddenly shouting … Continue reading

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