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368 Days

368 Days She’d been thinking about him a lot lately.  He kept coming back, again and again. She thought of him in the morning, when the air was crisp and smelled like fall.  She thought of the long drive through … Continue reading

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Unexpected

Unexpected She wasn’t expecting him.  She had given that up long before.  She had stopped hoping to see a text, a missed call, a note, a letter, an email—any sign he still existed in a world apart from hers.  She … Continue reading

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Momentum

Momentum She was impulsive, and impatient, and when something was broken, she wanted to fix it.  Immediately.  She couldn’t forget, she couldn’t ignore.  It sat in the back of her mind, overshadowing every other thought, and weighed on her heart … Continue reading

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What They Won’t Say

What They Won’t Say “Write if you please. Sincerely, Jonathan.” She stared at the crumpled piece of paper that had arrived in the water-logged envelope. His messy writing stared back at her. The stationary and envelope must have both soaked … Continue reading

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Afflictions of a Romantic Heart

Afflictions of a Romantic Heart Maybe it was silly, but she was a romantic.  At heart, all she wanted was to be someone’s one and only, to have someone’s sun rise and set with her.  She wanted love and passion … Continue reading

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The First Snow

The First Snow “I don’t think I ever bin this cold in my whole life,” the man mumbled through chattering teeth. He sat huddled in the dirt while around them snow fell. He pulled tighter his coat and tried to … Continue reading

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Once Was Love

She sat in the uptown apartment, head in her hands.  The dark leather of the couch was cold against her bare legs, and goosebumps rose on her arms in the air-conditioned room.  It was too cold; it was always too … Continue reading

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This Was The End

This Was The End 1914 It was a strange feeling—to look upon a loved one and watch as he slowly and painfully slipped away. A hopeless, empty, tight feeling. A feeling she would hate to remember but could never forget. … Continue reading

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Catch

Bzzz. Her phone vibrated on the table. She put it on the couch. Bzzz. She turned on the television. Bzzz. She turned it up. Bzzz. She opened her iTunes.  Then, a memory: Why do you want to listen to the … Continue reading

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A Moment

A Moment The moment I saw her, the moment my eyes lit upon her face—the familiar slant of her eyes, the turn of her nose, the pout in her lips—I knew her, could picture every inch of her, feel her … Continue reading

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