Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Loss – By Danijela Trajković

I'm back in the village. And, of course, it is always my aunt that I encounter. We meet outside. She invites me to come...

The Maestro and The Prodigy – By Hemendra Killawala

    It was that time of the year in Benaras when the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple was fully decorated with marigold flowers. It was the...

The Lizard Incident – By Richard Risemberg

    The couple, Mr. and Mrs. Baumgarten, prided themselves on being thought kindly. Though both had led rather wild lives in their youth, theirs had...

Solomon – By Dennis Vannatta

  Someone with a good heart, who could have easily gone on through the EZ-Pass lane and washed his hands of the affair, went out...

The Autumn of the General – By Nabeel Najjar

    Translated from the Arabic by Essam M. Al-Jassim   He woke up early, as usual, and slipped swiftly from beneath the immense pile of blankets to...

The Last Matinee – By James Gering

  Davey lay on the road under the lights, green, orange, red, green, orange, his cheek on the grittyasphalt, his limbs hinged at weird angles....

The Dark Window – By George Angel

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Stars above Detroit – By Jonathan B. Ferrini

  It was a cold and snowy December when I was handed the address of a “crack house” in one of the deserted and boarded...

Misbehavior – By George Angel

  One set of tracks curl out in one direction, the other set in another. Not a "v" exactly, more like the curling leaves at...

There Lay The Tattered Souls – By Rimli Bhattacharya

    She snickered as she uttered her name, “Dhaleshwari”. I smirked. “Didi, you continue with your studies. Dhala won’t disturb you”, her mother Sarala assured me. “Doesn’t...

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