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The Lie

We sat on separate chairs, maybe only four feet apart, but with miles of silence hanging between us. I had offered him some hot tea when he arrived, shivering and tracking in snow and slush. “Do   you   take   milk?” I … Continue reading

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Character Sketch #32: Alligator Man

For now, the alligator promo gig wasn’t too bad and didn’t cause too much stress. He could chew while he worked since the gigantic alligator jaws were the most prominent feature of his “uniform.” While shuffling tourists toward the swamp tour boat, Eli dreamed of moving up the ladder and finding a job in an air conditioned building. Continue reading

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