Archive for February, 2011

Ivory Wave
by dare winner Paul De Denus

February 24, 2011

When Clara Early hears her grandson Boyd is in the Itawamba County emergency room mindlessly raving about man-eating lobsters, she isn’t surprised. She is told he arrived drenched like a drowned rat and not from any immediate downpour. “The young man’s sweatin’ buckets and his hearts racin’ like Nascar,” the resident, a Dr. Stockwell says. [...]

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Minneapolis
fiction by Paul De Denus

February 22, 2011

Through a rusted hole in the floorboard, I can see the icy blacktop running away beneath us. It looks alive; passing headlights reflect the surface, an oily black serpent sliding quickly past while we sit frozen, speeding toward the border. Seth, the driver, a sometimes acquaintance, has coaxed me to come along; these other two [...]

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