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Phone-bidextrous

A growl of complaint from across the table woke Brighton from his daydream. He looked up to see Paige wiping her cell phone with a paper towel. “I hate it when you get your screen greasy when you’re eating,” she … Continue reading

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The Tantrum

Colton was working quietly at his desk when he heard a blood curdling shout and a loud crash. He rushed out to discover Justin hyperventilating and looming over a smashed cell phone. “What happened?” asked Colton. “Piece of crap! I … Continue reading

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The Alert Man

The rush hour bus was standing room only. Gavin clung to the overhead metal bar. He was noticed he was the only one looking around. Everyone else had their eyes glued to their cell phones. Gavin’s thoughts drifted to when … Continue reading

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Special Ed Buys a Cell Phone- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

On his way to work two days later, Clement was still overwhelmed with gloom. Nothing about his world was good. He was so lost within himself, he didn’t even notice Special Ed walk up. Ed has a wide smile on … Continue reading

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Intellectual Homicide

A bright orange air ambulance buzzed over downtown “Looks like somebody’s having a bad day,” said Kingston. Otis watched the helicopter until it disappeared behind the skyline. He was too sullen to care about someone else’s bad day. “What’s up … Continue reading

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The Broken Cell Phone Conundrum

Evelyn was visibly annoyed when she arrived home from work. “I’ve been trying to get a hold of you all day,” she said to her husband, Spencer. “I’m sorry. My phone died,” said Spencer. He offered his wife a consoling … Continue reading

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The World Is Doomed

Initially the ringing was part of his dream, like an unconscious trigger to some repressed memory. Bonnie’s sharp elbow, however, was real enough. “Your phone’s ringing. Babe, your phone’s ringing.” Glen rolled over and swiped at his bedside table. The … Continue reading

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