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The road starts 896, Newark, Delaware, fiction by Timothy Gager

The road starts 896, Newark, Delaware It start­ed with Black Beau­ties but also with Pink Foot­balls. You remem­ber those, at least one of them? When you chopped them up and inhaled the burn was remark­able. Take hun­dreds of tips of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Three flash fictions, by Timothy Gager

Best Fiends All the appa­ra­tus at the play­ground was bro­ken. There was rust­ed slides, hang­ing chains with­out swings, and dis­as­sem­bled mon­key bars that looked like cru­ci­fix­es with­out a Christ. We rolled out of the sandbox—after we’d shot all the sand … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Loveville, fiction by Timothy Gager

Loveville is a free-wheel­ing town you enter with­out a seat­belt at 100 miles per hour down the Main Street; going so fast, a clock can’t tick. When you spin off the road you are thrown onto the grass near a … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Two Poems by Timothy Gager

reply to the grumpy cashier at the fast food restau­rant Hel­lo Sun­shine! just make my damn sand­wich ‘cause at min­i­mum wage that’s what you’re here for   Just a reminder: no one died on a cross mak­ing that bun the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Home Invasion, fiction by Timothy Gager

The moun­tain lion that could kill you in the woods, instead races past, leaps over a rock and devours a small dog in the scenic yard you’re squat­ting behind. You feel like Dwight Good­en sit­ting on a dirty old sofa … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tenth Frame Spare, fiction by Timothy Gager

Ben­ji watched Kevin scratch his crotch with his left hand while he poked his meaty fin­gers into a 16-pound bowl­ing ball with his right. The semes­ter had just begun and the place was packed. “So how do I look?” he … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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