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Loser

The FWIP! of the serve came simultaneously with the roar of the crowd. Wyatt stood stone still as his opponent dropped to his knees in celebration.   Wyatt had been up a full set, then helplessly watched as it slipped … Continue reading

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Dirty Wifi and the Tennis Strategy

Ian bumbled into the tennis club with a coffee in his hand and sleep in his eyes. Waiting on the court was Wayne, his friend and opponent for their ten o’clock match. “Rough night?” asked Wayne. “I’d hate to think … Continue reading

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Hope Through Tennis

When Lilith walked into the family room, she was stunned by what she discovered. “Why are you watching tennis? You hate tennis,” she said. “That’s not true,” said Vernon. “In the eight years I’ve known you, I have never even … Continue reading

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No Pressure

It was my idea that my seven year old start tennis lessons. I searched out a local club and arranged for a lesson. I was the one who bought her first racket. On our way to here first lesson, I … Continue reading

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day Four

Focus. Return. Lunge. Ace. Match. Ignominy.

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Late Night Snack

  It started with the pursuit of whiter teeth. Cal was a piece of dental floss, moving in slow motion toward a mouth.   There were fangs.   Cal could feel his heart beat in his chest.   Suddenly, he … Continue reading

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