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Brought Down By A Microscopic Particle

Sabrina woke up with the feeling of razors scraping down the back of her throat.   “No, not today,” she said out loud. Each word burned as it flowed from her lungs. Her pillow bore the brunt of her violent … Continue reading

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Theoretical Backgammon

On the Thursday after the blizzard, Carlos went to the office and met Bruno, buried in his third coffee of the morning. “Rough days, eh?” asked Carlos. Bruno grunted. “What’s with you?” “You have no idea,” grumbled Bruno. Carlos rolled … Continue reading

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Virusgirl

After the morning rush at the coffee shop Sandy covered her mouth and ran to the back. Miguel noticed her and followed. “Are you okay?” asked Miguel. “I don’t feel so good,” mumbled Sandy. “You look pale.” “I threw up … Continue reading

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Flu Season

Kaley heard the coughing from the down the hall. The sniffling she detected when Ryan reached the doorway to the office. A couple of seconds later a pathetic human being stood before her desk. “I’m sick,” said Ryan, then blew … Continue reading

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Escape Plan

Bruce arrived at home from work just in time to discover Amy emphatically embracing the toilet. He froze. She hadn’t yet seen him. Sneaking out of the front door seemed like a hopeful plan. Unfortunately, it was a plan doomed … Continue reading

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