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Watch “RWISA” Write Showcase Tour/Jeff Haws

Dim Light Breaks by Jeff Haws Jolting upright, I squeeze the Jack Daniels bottle between my thighs just before it tips over to the floor. I look down and see the black label staring at me; the little bit of … Continue reading

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Watch “RWISA” Write Showcase tour/ Nonnie Jules

Prison Wives I am an unlikely character to tell these stories, but, I do know that each day that we are blessed to open our eyes, we never know what surprises, good or bad, that day will bring. No matter … Continue reading

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Watch “RWISA” Write/Laura Libriez

Denton’s Debby Dolls The lunch bell rings and I set my brush aside, returning the unpainted porcelain Debby Doll head to the tray. A kettle whistles. Sarah runs to make the lunchtime tea. “Thirty minutes and that’s all!” Mr. Denton … Continue reading

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Write Showcase Tour/Michelle Abbott

The 136 by Michelle Abbott I can do this. I can make it. Wet hair plastered to my head, gasping, I propel myself toward my target. The 136 bus. My heel catches on a crack in the pavement. My ankle … Continue reading

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Write Showcase Tour/Beem Weeks

  Wordless “What’s that word say?” “That’s an easy one, Daddy, Just sound it out.” Levi Bacchus can’t read. 36 years old, and he’d never learned the meaning of a single sentence. “I just ain’t cut out for this, Jamie … Continue reading

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Write Showcase Tour/Laurie Finkestein

Bulletproof Vest by Laurie Finkelstein The bulk, padding, and steel plates weigh me down. The protection of a bulletproof vest is necessary. No matter the weather, I wear the cloak. The weight is a burden, but I trek on because … Continue reading

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Write Showcase Tour/ Karen Ingalls

  Story by Karen Ingalls A Fishy Day It was one of those wonderful August days when the sun was high and warm in the sky. The big cumulus clouds slowly drifted by, creating designs that filled Jim’s imagination, who … Continue reading

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