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The Love of Old Dogs

Everyone loves a puppy, of course. Why not? They are small and gangly and infinitely curious. Nothing is like the smell of puppy breath or the feel of tiny, razor-sharp teeth chewing on an offered hand. Puppies are adorable, and … Continue reading

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The Queen of Scrabble

This piece was first published in the September 2010 edition of The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. “Goddamn Crazy Eights; that’s all folks want to do in this place,” she muttered, clacking the ill-fitting dentures that clung to her receding … Continue reading

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