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A World Cup Dream

Betsy’s first conscious thought came at the moment she was aerosolized from the can of magic spray at the World Cup. She landed on the knee of a Belgian player who’d been fouled hard by an English defender. The roar … Continue reading

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First Drafts

Zack scrolled through his phone, shaking his head as he read. “What are you looking at?” asked Melanie. “Facebook.” “What’s wrong?” asked Melanie. “I just had an epiphany,” said Zack. “I don’t think they have those on Facebook.” “No kidding. … Continue reading

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Whale Songs

The symphony hall was nearly full when Brayden arrived. Dressed in his best suit, he got a warm feeling from surrounding elegance of the hall. He selected his seat in centre of the thousands of music connoisseurs. It meant he … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Normal

When Bret reached the door of the bank, Tiffany watched as he push the bottom of the door open with his foot. “Why did you do that?” she asked. “Do what?” “You kicked the door.” “No I didn’t,” said Bret. … Continue reading

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Self-Checkout

Mike and Darcy spent an hour weaving through the crowd at the grocery store to pick a few items. When they grabbed the final thing on their list, they made a b-line for the cashiers. “Hey, they have self-checkout,” exclaimed … Continue reading

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Something You Never Want to Hear Your Doctor Say

John fidgeted in his seat staring at the phoroptor hanging overhead. Dr. Goulet entered the room and smiled. “How are we doing today?” he asked. “Fine,” said John. Dr. Goulet flipped through a chart John assumed was his. “We need … Continue reading

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Every Single Night

In the darkness of the night, deep the subconscious of Duane’s sleep, he was poured down the bathtub as drain cleaner. Armed with only a spray bottle, he landed on the slimy buildup of a massive hairball. Using the bottle … Continue reading

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