Scavengers

For the four weeks in October that Hal underwent outpatient chemo and rested afterward, the realtor had left the FOR SALE sign in the yard.

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Reckless Abandon

Like everyone else in the park, the couple, both in their mid-50s, had been on a routine evening stroll only moments before; Martha complained of ennui, and Barry griped about living in a rut.

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See You Soon?

Dear Mysterious Light Source,
Sure, we’d heard stories over the years that you would just appear out of the blue some random day, but we’d stopped looking up long ago amidst all the dark news that had made us so weary for so long.

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