Monthly Archives for November 2010

3 Minute Fiction: Round 5

This was my entry for NPR’s Three-Minute Fiction, Round 5. Titled “Holes.”  (Rules here, deserving winner here.) — Some people swore that the house was haunted.  Others called it the wind, or maybe just bad poetry.  Still others denied that … Continue reading

29. November 2010 by Greg
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Postcard From the Toilets

It happens almost every day. Lunch time approaches and the first gentle pangs of curiosity rise from my stomach to my brain. The organ that dominates my thoughts (no, not that one) begins to make its first tentative little noises. … Continue reading

15. November 2010 by Greg
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Birthday With Brain Boy

“Last Saturday was my birthday,” I mumbled, wishing I had a can to kick to go along with the moping. My head itched, but I refused to take my hands out of my pockets. My fingertips were getting along really … Continue reading

12. November 2010 by Greg
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Sandy

“Would you look at that?” Sandy said. She picked up a hardback book from one of the stacks and gave it a once-over. “This book doesn’t go here; it’s a history book, not fiction.” It’s getting near closing time at … Continue reading

10. November 2010 by Greg
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When in Rome

“There must be something wrong with the earth. Like a malfunction or something that holds my feet in place. A defect in my shoes, maybe.” I listened to this deliciously pretentious fellow lament his life while he was waiting in … Continue reading

08. November 2010 by Greg
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I’m not sure if this actually happened…

I had a conversation this weekend. Or at least… I *THINK* I did. I had a lot to drink and various portions of my few days and nights down in Athens this weekend are somewhat hazy. That’s why I’m not … Continue reading

05. November 2010 by Greg
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