Tag: Robert Perron

FICTION: Richard, Richard by Robert Perron

Sara’s coworker Rita puts hands on hips and assumes a mock frown. And why aren’t we in school today, Miss Melissa? Sara holds one of her daughter’s shrugging shoulders. They seem to be making, um, adjustments at pre-K, she says, so I thought, why not spend a day at mom’s work? She can sit in

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FICTION: Next to Normal by Robert Perron

A click clued me the intercom had opened and he was listening, and watching. I donned a chipper face and said, “Patrick, it’s Bill O’Dwyer, your cousin once removed.” No response. “Grandson to your Aunt Maureen.” I thought the effort for naught in the dead air that followed and had started to turn away when

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