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Much Too Awful

Janice looked around. The restaurant seemed like quite a pleasant place, at least at a glance. She hadn't been there yet. “Looks nice, you'll like…


Skinwalker

“It seems to me I am trying to tell you a dream---making a vain attempt, because no relation of a dream can convey the dream-sensation, that…


Life is a Game of Hazards

“Look,” he said out loud while nobody was watching us. We were sitting on a park bench covered with trees. The wind was slower than ever and the…


“Multi-Cultural Awareness,” “The State of Maybe,” “Bumpkin in Overalls,” and “Tokyo Rose Lives”

Multi-Cultural Awareness In Japan, the Japanese write poems about Japan. There’s no mention of the universal. Japanese poets write Japanese poems…


Non Serviam

Carl’s phone vibrates in his pocket harder than usual, even for an emergency alert. Tearing himself away from the display racks for the latest Dark…


“From the Wolf,” “We Will Just Love You,” “Rain-Side,” and “Keeping My Body Parts to Myself These Days”

From the Wolf Your pack is so civilized. You broil pork for your just-whelped pups. Your prey is this thing called “the good life" but you don't…


6 to 6: John’s Dream

John leans to one side when he walks, always ready to fall, and he has a hard time keeping his eyes open. For years, he was homeless, sleeping in the…


The Virtual World

Scientists and technological innovators predict that sometime in the near future, devices and various interfaces will have progressed to the point…


Stop the ZuckerBot 3000!

Disclaimer: This story is a work of fiction and not in any way intended to portray the actual Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, who may or may not…


Thoughts of the Senator on the Floor

Pain, pain, lidocaine Juice me up, doc I want numb I want to deal pain without feeling it Make me supreme Too much pain for too long Inject my fists…