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Sergeant Rock, Rick Leonard Jan 1973

Sergeant Rock, Rick Leonard

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"Sarge, you and Rocky take the bunker—here/7 Sarge looked at the black crayola square just to the left of the word "Hy-Vee." It was hard to see on the brown paper by flashlight, but he saluted, showing me he understood...


Coming Down The Sunset, Marie E. Grimmus Jan 1973

Coming Down The Sunset, Marie E. Grimmus

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By God! to paint it gold across the top pink and grey-white waves orange lights in the poplar trees...


His Brother, Dave Jennett Jan 1973

His Brother, Dave Jennett

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Alvy fought the feverish blankets that bound him to his bed. Then he was awake. His throat had hardened, dried. He tried to ask for water. His sister was there....


Winter Grass, Dan Mckeever Jan 1973

Winter Grass, Dan Mckeever

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Eyes, Corinne Stanley Jan 1973

Eyes, Corinne Stanley

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Vacant Cloudstrips stretching nowhere basking in patterned rings of blue. I look and see not two not three or four but an epoch of lives lost man who will make it to the sun? Softly I listen to the countless jargon of morning birds crying who has touched the sun? Who has felt the burn of madness scorch his yearning brow?...


"... And Then Some", Ann Toner Jan 1973

"... And Then Some", Ann Toner

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Blessed Are The Innocent, Blaine Houmes Jan 1973

Blessed Are The Innocent, Blaine Houmes

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The Perfume Rebellion, Don Yoder Jan 1973

The Perfume Rebellion, Don Yoder

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Children, Paul Jones Jan 1973

Children, Paul Jones

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A Time To Pick Up, Mary L. Miller Jan 1973

A Time To Pick Up, Mary L. Miller

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Night Runner, Ann Toner Jan 1973

Night Runner, Ann Toner

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The Faculty Women By Your Pity Please, Kurt Godden Jan 1973

The Faculty Women By Your Pity Please, Kurt Godden

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And They Shall Be One Flesh, Barbara Gardner Jan 1973

And They Shall Be One Flesh, Barbara Gardner

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Triple Zero Six, Sketch Jan 1973

Triple Zero Six, Sketch

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Midnight Story For A Sunny Day, Deborah Stricklett Jan 1973

Midnight Story For A Sunny Day, Deborah Stricklett

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A Hundred Hours, Deborah Black Jan 1973

A Hundred Hours, Deborah Black

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Milk Fever, Jensen O'Rourke Jan 1973

Milk Fever, Jensen O'Rourke

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Diary Of A Hero, Christopher Agnew Jan 1973

Diary Of A Hero, Christopher Agnew

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The Stranger, Randall Brokaw Jan 1973

The Stranger, Randall Brokaw

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The Bullfight, Wayne Gathman Jan 1973

The Bullfight, Wayne Gathman

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The Diner, Deborah Stricklett Jan 1973

The Diner, Deborah Stricklett

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An Old West Recollection, Rod Drake Jan 1973

An Old West Recollection, Rod Drake

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I first met the Earp Brothers in Wichita at the Short Branch Saloon. They were sitting around their private table (which bore a large bronze plaque enscribed EARPS' PRIVATE TABLE), engaged in their favorite pastime shooting shot glasses off the bar. This habit was much to the chagrin of those drinking from them, which often resulted in a face-full of glass (from which the expression "glass jaw" originated)...


My House, Linda Edgerton Jan 1973

My House, Linda Edgerton

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Clara Mae and me got married two weeks ago last Sunday, and we haven't left this house since the first night. This old house was one of the reasons I married her for in the first place. Her daddy willed it to her, and it became my property on the day I joined the family...


Knowledge, Cynthia Johnson Jan 1973

Knowledge, Cynthia Johnson

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I came to learn of you long ago As one studies shelved, dusty birds: A compilation of small details. You opened to all that I would know, A proud, wired mouth uttered no word And glass eyes no tears would veil...


Summer Steel Romance, Dave Johnson Jan 1973

Summer Steel Romance, Dave Johnson

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The sound comes only in the small solitary hours of Sunday morning when the streets are empty and the only noise is the hum of night traffic on the freeways...


Silent Night, Mary E. Kracik Jan 1973

Silent Night, Mary E. Kracik

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My father sits at the kitchen table, and armed with a pencil thoughtfully attacks the newspaper crossword puzzle. Methodically, he silences the questions with the desperate and lonely determination of a man who tightly grips tradition because he cannot cope with any more change...


Winter Paradox, Corinne Stanley Jan 1973

Winter Paradox, Corinne Stanley

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White mounds of glistening crystal have fused the world with sugary solitude...


Amusement Park, Steve Norder Jan 1973

Amusement Park, Steve Norder

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The bright display Of lights makes Everyone stop to stare. All see something Very funny And they begin laughing out loud...


Desolation, Steve Norder Jan 1973

Desolation, Steve Norder

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A man sitting silently still as people Pass him on the street. He stares at every face Hoping for a friendly smile but they just glance At him and wonder who he is...


Coming Home Late, Marie E. Grimmus Jan 1973

Coming Home Late, Marie E. Grimmus

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Muffled yardlight eye reaches for the foggy earth Headlights pan Tires scratch into furrows Weeds brush — rat-a-tat —brush the metal belly...