Tag: Almost Over Now

FICTION: These Persons Not Present by Andrew Leach

You slide your hand under the pillows. As it travels across the sheets like a great hovercraft traversing a snowfield, white and bumpy where creased ravines and folded glaciers have been wrought deep from sleep, you feel the tiniest grains of sand. Or maybe they’re crumbs fallen from digestive biscuits or morning toast from any

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FICTION: Star Crossed ’95 by Andrew Leach

Ed Cramer says so you think twenty million sounds about right? The man on the other end of the phone says should be, yeah. Ed whistles through his teeth. Nice, he says. Put it this way, the other man says. They’ve already come up with sixteen point five. Ed doesn’t want to say that will

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FICTION: Almost Over Now by Andrew Leach

Scotty calls on my phone. The fact that it rings surprises me. I thought it had died yesterday. Scotty says he’s sorry about the way that things have turned out – He says it like he’s ticking something off a to-do list. I ask him if he’s been able to contact anyone. He doesn’t say

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