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Tramp On Your Street, essay by the Legendary Jim Parks

  Six Shoot­er Junc­tion – He had a spir­it bag mas­querad­ing as one of those filmy lit­tle white plas­tic num­bers they give you at Wal-Mart to car­ry small pur­chas­es. As the days of the tri­al wore on, he put his … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Innings, essay by Jim Parks

I came by it hon­est, this busi­ness of writ­ing up cour­t­house wars. It was what was going on that sum­mer – forty sum­mers in the past — in the heat of cot­ton sea­son. They had dis­barred the DA; the Sheriff's … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Ringlets, fiction by Jim Parks

Rosalie's hair is glossy and black, as glossy and black as a raven's wing. It hangs down over her sun-bronzed shoul­ders and back in ringlets she makes with a curl­ing iron. She reach­es up and back to grasp a sheaf of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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2009 Million Writers Nominations

Good luck, chick­en scratch­ers. Sto­ry 1: "Bent Coun­try" by Shel­don Lee Comp­ton http://​fried​chick​e​nand​cof​fee​.com/​2​0​0​9​/​0​6​/​3​0​/​b​e​n​t​—​c​o​u​n​t​r​y​—​b​y​—​s​h​e​l​d​o​n​—​l​e​e​—​c​o​m​p​t​on/ Sto­ry 2: "Jus­tice Boys" by Sheryl Monks http://​fried​chick​e​nand​cof​fee​.com/​2​0​0​9​/​0​7​/​2​4​/​j​u​s​t​i​c​e​—​b​o​y​s​—​b​y​—​s​h​e​r​y​l​—​m​o​n​ks/ Sto­ry 3: "Blind Lemon" by Jim Parks http://​fried​chick​e​nand​cof​fee​.com/​2​0​0​9​/​0​6​/​0​4​/​b​l​i​n​d​—​l​e​m​o​n​—​b​y​—​j​i​m​—​p​a​r​ks/

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