Ranting and Crickets

So you're standing there among your group of friends. Everyone is laughing and having a great time. The evening is winding down, and one of your friends is really on a roll. He's the character in the group, the one you can always count on for a laugh. He's just relayed a hilarious story about …

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bread line a.r. rivera

Flash Fiction: Bread Line

“Could you get another one?” She held up the loaf of bargain priced sandwich bread, voice calm, eyes flickering. The clerk at the register, who’d just finished bagging the groceries, scrunched his brows together. “Ma’am, is there something wrong with the bread?” The woman was barely a day over twenty-two and wasn’t used to being …

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