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Florida’s Finest

I needed to drive my car somewhere to do something. Except I could not find my car. It was not where I had left it up which was parked out front of my house. It was gone. I moseyed down the street. I took longer walks around even farther blocks pressing the panic button on my keychain. I came home in a state of shock. I’ve never had a car stolen before. I wasn’t sure who to call. So I called my friend who
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Mountain Dogs

Vuk, a man with a background no two villagers could agree on, ran the cafe in the small mountain town. Vuk, which in Serbian means wolf, was from the Balkans, the forested area, picking plums in the summer, and clearing brandy glasses from the scuffed wooden tables of the town cafe in the wintertime. He was often teased, especially on nights of a full moon, where he might suck down too much, until he was aslant. And
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Tarantula

The tarantula stretched lustrous hairy legs and made its way down the boulder. It was that time of day. Meantime, in his favorite customized automobile, the man from the hill was ripping across his land. He purchased this terrain a score of years ago yet still the townsfolk murmured. He knew they asked after him, behind his back. He didn’t care. He loved this land. A gorge where the desert breaks apart, bursting with
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Wild

        Jack Wolf sucks.             A short story, by Ox
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Storm Damage Happy Hour

It was 2011 and the meteorologist was boisterous with his waving of arms in front of maps of loud colors and all this a backdrop to the portentous news. Snowstorm of biblical proportions, buy shovels, get your flashlights’ batteries checked. Eff off, I thought, and I bought a one-way ticket to Miami, departing in six hours. I made the flight, picked up a rental car and with barely a plan, except to drive as far south
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X in 30 Secs

Please listen with headphones *this was recorded at The Green Parrot * If you like this please find more on iTunes & http://www.xperimento.com  
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Love Child

Imagine your impression of the world, apprised from the sidewalks? Have you seen couples living on the streets? Hippies?.White folks with dreadlocks, in tie-dye clothing they’ve patched themselves. Sometimes infants bulge in papooses. Imagine you were one such child? Would you remember, in years to come, how your mother danced bare foot with ankle bracelets of bells? Would you think fondly of your father the mu
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Band Blows Up Parrot!

THIS JUST IN! Trae Pierce and the T-Stone Band blew the roof off the Green Parrot! ‘I expected to find a crater when I came back today!’ laughed John Vagnoni, co-owner/overseer of the GP, and the man with the incredible ear who selects the bands. Not a day passes he doesn’t receive CDs from hopefuls requesting to play. John must be breaking a lot of hearts. Daily mountains of submissions arrive and he has to mine for
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Camera, Lights, Divorce

In the days when I sold my first husband’s paintings we made quite the cute team. It fooled us. I easily parlayed his colorful renditions into cash with my multifarious connections. While I have no inheritance I come equipped with the ability to contact anyone. Once. Then I gotta have something to say, something to sell. I soon figured the husband was not permitted near while I was making a sale as he would inevitabl
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