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FICTION: Gavotte of the Righteous by David Brooklyn

Since the day I turned twenty-one, I’ve had a sarcastic dog squatting in my brain.  This uninvited visitor made himself—yes, it’s definitely a he—known to me just as I was blowing out the candles on my cake.  I must’ve blown some fuse; I’ve always had this thing about the dreadful luck I’d have if I

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FICTION: Dim Moon Over Newham by David Brooklyn

It was an ugly house, dissected no doubt out of something middle-class and elegant and whole from a century before.  Now, Doctor Zhivago-like, four families lived across its four chambers, and Janusz found himself hauling his two cases, baby and daddy, along a bypass towards the left-most ventricle. He pushed the button to raise the

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