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Storied Orlando – Chapter 56: Snowflake

Storied Orlando Chapter 56: Snowflake The kids from the school nearby call her Snowflake because she always mumbles about Christmas as she shuffles with her shopping cart — brimming over with her life — but she is named after her … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 55: Ticket

Storied Orlando Chapter 55: Ticket Blake zigzagged out of the noisy bar with his friend…shit, what’s his name? The night was young at 10:00pm. Leaving Mills Shifty, as Blake called it, headed downtown with a detour to his dealer. The … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 53: Wings

Storied Orlando Chapter 53: Wings “Ah, what the hell,” Tabby said out loud. After days of ruminating over Lila’s gift, she opened the box from Alabama and read the hand-painted card again: “You don’t have to die to be an … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 52: Arrow

Storied Orlando Chapter 52: Arrow It came to pass that Cupid broke with tradition and made himself known to his mark. Even though Cupid’s arrow was on target, this Jack remained seated on an I-Drive bench, staring at the woman … Continue reading

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Storied Orlando – Chapter 48: Nose

Storied Orlando Chapter 48: Nose His Horror Nights castmates were ever vocal in their admiration of Jaime’s make-up. “So realistic!” they’d say and mention his habit of arriving on property already made-up. As a young boy growing up in poverty … 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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