Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday Fictioneers #10 The Scandalous Dress

Photo Copyright – Janet Webb “May I borrow your scandalous dress?”   He and I often talked in the hall about books. When I mentioned reading the Scarlet Letter for class, I could not breathe and neither could he. Yet he … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #9 Clues and Equations

Ed Nyms hated hearing his name called out in public, but he could not risk the trucker following him back to his rig. The phone was broken but some angel left a marker that worked. My trembled scrawl: E Nyms=Lori=Cyn- “The … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #8 Kingdom of the Mind

“Bloody good find! It’s Shakespeare!” “Don’t be so quick about it,” Sir Waverly warned his Stratfordian colleague Hitchbottom. “We can’t attribute this poem to the Bard. Have you forgotten the 17th Earl of Oxford once lived in and lost this … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #7 A Tribute to Jimmy

Jimmy painted what lay under the surface. He saw hidden in me a woman that was still amorphous and open to the world. He said reality was as mutable as one of his paintings, that misfortune could be a catalyst … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #6 In the Alien World

In the alien world jumping from a building meant falling upward. Caught like a trembling leaf against the curved lip of the roof, only smooth rounded stone kept Jake from tumbling into the sky. Then hands gripped his leg. A … Continue reading

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