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Love Mummy

It’s been three years since my last relationship and I haven’t had much success since. My former secretary Molly was sweet, but a little dense and…


“Unholy Medicine,” “Sense Memory,” and “Two Dead Boys”

Unholy Medicine If Buddha had a cold would the eight-spoked wheel still start to turn? Would the diamond vehicle convey learned saints above the…


The Freak of My Dreams

That primal urge crept upon me on a Saturday, its heated breath at my loins, begging for release. So I went through the same old tired routine---turn…


A Conversation at Dana Point

Andy said once more that God could never allow a human being to enter a state as terrible as immortality. We were sitting on the back of the rental…


Cannae

I walk an avenue in a tonier part of my Rust Belt city on a cold-as-shit March day. Pretty, professional gals walk past me. Hipster dudes,…


Nights in Shining Armor

A true story: The Baltimore Orioles had just beat the Red Sox in ten nail-biting baseball innings. But there were no joyful cheers that day. Instead…


Japanese GF

I always pondered what it’d be like to leave the poisonous women of the Western world and plant my roots in the Far East. So one day, I hopped on a…


Eleven

No special circumstances in their meeting; nothing impressed itself into their memories. Only later, when their two lives began to somehow tie…


“Worms” and “Our Ancestor Sir James”

Worms I saw a picture of a small, refugee girl in Bangladesh, her eyes wide and frightened as she peeks from under her mother's arm in the tent where…


Plight

You awaken. Eyes bloodshot from lack of sleep, back sore after the night of tossing and turning on the concrete floor beneath you. The metal-barred…