fiction, poetry, a little craziness & more              April 2010
Gemini  Magazine
MICRO FICTION
"GOING TO
AFGHANISTAN"
by Janet Shell Anderson
"What if I never see you again?”
Thomas asks. He’s five.  
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POEM
"RIFLE"
by Harry Calhoun
and I remembered/my mom
pointing a loaded rifle at my
dad/and remembered her
ordering me to load  
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FLASH FICTION
"ON THE WAY TO THE PENSIONS OFFICE"
by  Cheluchi Onyemelukwe  
He did not see other cars turning back and
driving on the wrong side of the road, as if in
panic. When he noticed, it was too late.  
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FLASH FICTION
"THE RIVER"
by Judy Darley
Alec picked up a branch and
prodded the small corpse, turning
it so that a neat whiskery face
was revealed.  
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FLASH FICTION
"CHOCOLATE"
by Nomi Liron
And down at the end, candy. No.
She had promised herself not to
even go down that aisle.  
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"Presentimiento" (Presentiment)
by
Fernando Vicente
MICRO POEM
"PROZAC & PAIN"
by Steve Widdows
Dark glasses/
even in the rain/hide
the eyes  
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MICRO FICTION
"THE TOILET SEAT"
by Linda Rawlings
“Do you know how gross it is
in the middle of the night? My
ass gets soaked and I can’t
get back to sleep.”
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POEM
"IT'S HARD TO PRETEND"
by Wynne Huddleston
It’s hard to pretend/
when I see you looking/
for something better
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