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Morning Sickness

“Mama don’t go.” Melvin’s words were simple. They were brief but they rattled terribly in his mother’s ears long after. Even unto this day, those few words live long.   “I need you.” He said. His eyes had failed to … Continue reading

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A Fleeting Moment by Carlos Najera

My mama was always sending me to the store. Every day she needed something to complete our dinner. There were  no refrigerators back then. There were ice boxes, but it cost money to pay for the ice man. In addition to … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! by Carlos Najera

 At the grocery store, pork chops cost $.21 a pound;  bacon cost $.32 a pound; a quart of milk cost $.10; a pound of butter cost $.42; eggs were $.23 a dozen; flour cost $.03 a pound; sugar was $.05 … Continue reading

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