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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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Hospital Visits

Lucius poked his head over Brad’s cubicle wall. “Wanna go for lunch later?” he asked. “I can’t today. I’m going to the hospital.” “Oh,” said Lucius. “I didn’t know.” “Know what?” asked Brad. “You have a sick relative or something.” … Continue reading

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The Tissue Epiphany

Dennis was so exhausted he practically fell into the driver’s seat of his Nissan. The cold that now ravaged his body first reared it’s ugly head just after lunch. By five o’clock he had a full blown cold, complete with … Continue reading

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The Examination

Gina looked at the others who were sitting in the waiting room of the doctor’s office and a chill ran down her spine. She approached the only seat available, but decided to stand once she noticed an indiscernible stain all … Continue reading

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Sick Day

The very first thing Vernon noticed when his alarm went off was a burning in his throat.He tried swallowing, but it felt like choking down broken glass. He also couldn’t breathe through his nose. He felt alright the night before. … Continue reading

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The Night of Projectile Vomiting

“Last night I woke up to the worst sound in the world,” said Don. “What?” asked Frances. The two were standing in line at Starbucks. “The sound of my son throwing up.” Frances cringed. “That’s bad.” “At first I thought … Continue reading

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Why Men Die Sooner Than Women

Brenda left her afternoon meeting, checked her phone for messages and groaned. “What’s up?” asked Martin. “My husband left sixteen texts and three messages,” she said. Martin gave Brenda a quizzical look. “He’s sick,” explained Brenda. “Oh,” said Martin. “What’s … Continue reading

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