Issue 11

Atlantis

His voice was familiar, the way a hot bath feels. But it took me a moment to place his face.

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Issue 11

The Book Parade Prize

Over in the playground a white rabbit in a waistcoat is being chased by a barefoot girl kiwi. Everybody’s got a story to tell, Jim knows.

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Issue 11

147 Days and Counting

I stand amongst gaunt bodies in a corral on Staten Island. The air smells of car exhaust and spandex.

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Issue 11

Red Rock Creek

“What shall we do?’ said the boy trepidly. “Bury it,” said the farmer matter-of-factly.

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Issue 11

Maelstrom

“It’s not a whirlpool, I don’t reckon,” I said. “You can’t have a whirlpool without water.

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Issue 11

Body

It’s early. The sun hasn’t come up yet, not even a small bit of light hits the sky nor the mountains.

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Issue 11

The Porcelain Cat of Bordertown

“I leave Adelaide and drive four hours in a straight line. ” “Think of all the kangaroos you’ll see,” my wife replies.

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Issue 11

Learning to Drink Tea

“Well, do you have any wise words for her?” she asks. “No. No, with books I was self-taught. Self-taught. ” He thinks for a moment. “Like a tortoise.

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Issue 11

Bathing Mr Petricevic

From the first day he arrived at the Tranquil Moments Nursing Home, Mr Jeremy Petricevic was nothing but trouble.

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Issue 11

Mi Mujer Maravilla

We went to see the Good Witch for the final time today. She needed to tell us we would never have our own children.

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