Tagged: short story

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The Underpass

Shadows congealed at the underpass, thick and black as a smoker’s lung, suffocating even the brightest of lights. Street lamps stood sentry along the footpath leading to the underpass, but even they were afraid...

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Rebirth

Sally sang along with her iPod as she mopped the museum floor. The gentle thwack-thwack sound of the wet mop head against wood relaxed her and, taking it steadily, she wasn’t overdoing things. David...

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The Melancholic Pianist

As a music production apprentice I had to do all the jobs no one else wanted. ‘Valuable industry experience’ they called it. My manager, Antoine – a pretentious name for a middle-aged guy from...

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Drones

I walk, walk, walk, walk; my headphones – as always – plugged in to my ears.             I arrive at my office building. I open the door, having entered my security code to unlock...

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The Movies We Forget

They turned off Canyon Lake Drive and pulled the car to the side of the road. With the briefest of glimpses, the slightest of smiles to each other, they got out. His hand in...