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An Agreement of Brick and Mortar

Will and Lila told each other everything. Whether not they always listened was another issue. They lay in bed, a few sheets separating them. “Tell me about your day,” Will said. “Nothing too exciting. Work, returning some things to Selfridge’s. … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Might Have a Point. Then Again, Maybe Not.

I see David through the cafe window. When I walk in, we don’t touch. “You found it,” he starts. There are circles under his eyes. I wonder why he hasn’t been sleeping. I’m not sure it’s my right to know … Continue reading

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Dickens has Nothing on These Expectations

Date: March 14, 2012 Skype Call to Daniel Weaver Duration: 1 hr, 05 min Duration of relationship: 9 months “Holy Jesus, Dan, there’s almost twenty things on this.” Marley watched her boyfriend’s pixellated image shake back and forth. “I bolded … Continue reading

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All Major Calamities Take Place in the Kitchen

The turkey was squatting in the roasting pan while Maria hid in the closet with a bottle of vodka. The phone had skittered across the floor after she had dropped it. James was due in two hours. She hadn’t invited … Continue reading

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