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Storied Orlando – Chapter 47: Ceiling

Storied Orlando Chapter 47: Ceiling Chris’ Android read 3:42 AM and he was wide awake. He laid in bed watching the scene play out like a movie on the ceiling. Rehearsing the kissing scene with Sara today and he found … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 46: Handmade

Storied Orlando Chapter 46: Handmade Kay couldn’t believe her eyes. Her high school nemesis Beth, fifty years later. Aware her breathing changed, Kay flashbacked to late ‘60s Winter Park High when Beth Hansen (now Mrs. Eisenach, apparently) and her clique … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 45: Dali

Storied Orlando Chapter 45: Dali Summer could still feel the sharp sting in her hand as if a dozen fire ants were making a meal of her. She wondered if the security guards would be less miserable if their office … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 44: Song

Storied Orlando Chapter 44: Song I was three – well, twenty-one to you – when I realized I had been here before. It happened one day when the dads were singing to me; one of our favorite things. I was … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 43: Gertrude

Storied Orlando Chapter 43: Gertrude Mayor Dyer’s life changed in a remarkable way after opening the time capsule. Once a week he uses a skeleton key to take City Hall’s elevator to Floor J, per instructions on mite-eaten paper; both … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 42: Skullcap

Storied Orlando Chapter 42: Skullcap David wondered how the young man could wear that maroon skullcap in the Florida heat. He stole glances across the Quest lobby of his perfectly sparsely scruffed thin face while the guy — was he … Continue reading

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ever young

ever young by scottie campbell two decades ten years on top of ten years twenty years two decades all this time and i am here while you are ever young thousands of days sometimes pondering the numbing futility of it … Continue reading

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