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Hominem Ex Machina

By Stephanie Wright

That feeling of helplessness. You know when you watch your baby sister, seemingly frozen in midair and about to skin her knee on the driveway? You’re too far away in your seat by the living room window, so you wish for God to cushion her fall with his mighty hand. That is the easiest kind …

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Flurries

By Markay Brown

I first tasted snow when I was five. Frozen doilies, one after one, melted on my tongue, tingling as ice cream. When I was a teen on the track’s wrong side, snow sanitized the rubbish tossed out neighbors’ doors. Rusted cars, embarrassed without wheels, wore hoods of sparkling white and every sore house looked like …

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