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The Mouse Trap by Victor Doxtator

Wendell sat on a log and blew an elongated cloud of cigarette smoke into the air. It disintegrated immediately, like a bomb blowing up. While Bert and Sammy chatted like squirrels, Wendell took inventory of what he accomplished today. Yes, … Continue reading

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The Three Mouseketeers by Victor Doxtator

Wendell raised the back of his jacket collar to shield his neck from the icy wind and snow. Two more blocks and he would reach the secret path that would lead to his hideout. Would Bert and Sammy be there? … Continue reading

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“City Life” by Harry Kuhn

Fiction based on a true event. Era 1985, approximately.    Tom looked around the subway car in confusion.  He was unable to understand why none of the dozen men and women sitting about the car appeared to be  paying attention … Continue reading

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“Inner Heat” by Stanley Shaver

Who cares about the beggar on the street With his frost-bitten hands and his worn out feet Stop look into his eyes, you won’t see any heat For the flame has long died and the man feels defeat. Take a … Continue reading

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“Illusions” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Disillusioned by the arrogance, supposedly enabling the less fortunate the necessities to live Food, shelter, and spending money to buy the basics Or even a reason to want to live. The privilege to have a place to call home, cupboards with … Continue reading

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