Bad to the Bone: A Guide to Ornithology Feng Shui by Cheryl Markosky

Swallow – new beginnings He told her he created sculptures from the tiny bones of birds. A skeletal artist with downy hair manipulating goldcrest-sized tweezers. She told him he could stroke her avian-like cheekbones. Trace her fine framework with his claw-clasp fingers. Mandarin duck – harmony He told her their love was bone-deep. Birds of …

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Clean by D. Brody Lipton

With innocent abandon, Angela, one-year-old, plays with her pizza while Eli disappears his fourth slice in three bites, washing down the bolus of bread and cheese with undiluted vodka, making a show of wincing manfully at the burn. Miranda won’t be home from the hospital until morning. It’s been weeks since she’s worked an overnight …

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Inertia by Sharni Wilson

Working late tonight. Don’t need dinner. Don’t wait up x Hera’s phone was already in her hand when the text from Bruce popped up. She held onto the double-decker bus railing with one hand, the phone with the other, and stared at it. It had been going on for months, and it was getting worse. …

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