Volume 4 Number 2

Widowers

My son’s lived in my basement since his wife, two years ago, died of breast cancer. He keeps to himself down there—except when the Sox…

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Something about Cincinnatus

One day Cincinnatus was plowing his fields. A group of senators walked up to him, looking jittery, and he said, “Is everything all right?” The…

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Worst Time #7

The first day is the hardest: the stares, the comments. A boy asked if it worked and tried to dial a number on the side…

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Worst Time #34

The apple without the razor blade was her fault. It was an oversight. It came down the line, and she wasn’t concentrating, wasn’t paying attention….

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Worst Time #15

Her body parts are too loose, or they are too loosely connected to her torso. Exercising will not tighten them. She has used firming lotions….

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Tuscaloosa Missed Connection: bullseye – Target – m4w – 22

On a day when everyone here is here to buy everything, you did not come here to buy anything. The daughters trying to distance themselves…

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