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I was a bit fishy back then. I considered becoming an Episcador but the fish guts did me in. I considered getting gills but it wasn’t covered so I just got them tattooed on. A seal

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ld on moving into the inner city to get his groove on. He had the word out with all the local realtors that he was looking to set up a bodega that had it all. If you was you, you w

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His is a meager magic. He's a Sender of sorts, but only of music in his head to other people, probably via tooth fillings. Even so, in dire times he queues up songs of cosmic love

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The applesauce laughed when the LAUGH sign was lit. Just like everybody else but it was applesauce and that it did went unnoticed, as usual. Nobody said, “That applesauce is one of

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I was not the only one to notice the unaddressed deadly flaw in their tactical plan. Smithers noticed it as well. I could tell by his smug smile & from his steepled fingers. He had

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The audience applauded as Robert Frost vacated the stage. Next up was e.e. cummings. He sauntered up to the microphone, took a sip of water, then began to recite his latest.

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I always thought Wolfgang was a cool name. That's why as soon as I turned 18, I changed my name to something similar. Say hello to Wolf Napoleon Beanpole Amadeus Woodland. I know

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Usually, people are happy on birthdays. Not me. I lie awake at night thinking... I've just stepped a year closer to my death. I'm scared of dying. Terrified. How will I finish my

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I sort of remember, sorta, that it was hot. I had to wear a jacket. I was seated at table #11 with 5 other people I didn’t know. Then I shot the keynote speaker in the key of dead.

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King Barfur, a known barfer, barfed in consternation. "Manchester?" he said. "United?! Outrageous!" Barfur knew his livelihood depended on the separation of Manchester City from