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A Short Story: Psycho

Brother M had been an unpopular teacher from the moment he arrived to our school. Those of us in class 2b had the dubious privilege of being the first to welcome him, and, in what was a source of pride … Continue reading

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Short Story: I’ll Never Let You Go (Lil’ Darlin’)

Seán Duggan parked his car, turned off the lights and stopped the engine. He looked to his left at the two blocks of apartments he was going to be watching and saw that only a handful of windows were lit … Continue reading

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Short Story: Townies, Part III of III

Mikey Heavey’s people were also old townies, but their history in our town was of a diametrically opposite kind to that of the boys’ family. For as far back as anyone could remember the Heavey name had been associated with … Continue reading

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Short Story: Townies, Part II of III

In spite of being one of the town’s most prominent businessmen and coming from one of its oldest and most respected families — members of the boys’ entire extended family were widely and admiringly referred to as “old townies” by … Continue reading

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Short Story: the Catch (Part I)

“That would be the perfect ending. Me and Gav kissing and walking into the sunset.” “Aw, come on Tara. Get real,” said Vanessa. “There’s no such thing as perfect endings. There’s always some catch.” She spoke with an authority that … Continue reading

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