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Tom Janikowski
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Attended University Of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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Pantheon
I
stooped down to look at the tiny little spoon-made ringer that Johnny
was offering to me, at first thinking that it was not worth my time. “ Check
out da' lil' spoon-made ringy-dingy thing!” he had called out as he
approached, walking down Kumquat Lane (a...
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Here is a dandy little review of The Crawford County Sketchbook from the good folks at Kirkus Reviews.  Please go and have a read...
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The Great Bezeldan Novel - A Bit of Chapter 16
“While
we are on the topic of other planets, please allow yourself to drift
off mentally to another planet – not terribly far distant in terms
of space and time, but very distant in terms of reality. Place
yourself on a war-torn field. A field of churned-...
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Afterwards
Maguida
raised a flag of truce and sailed into the tiny harbor of her mind.
Her boat was fragile but still seaworthy, and at any rate it appeared
as though there would be no more salvos fired at her from the coastal
guns. Coastal
guns on the shore of the t...
Maguida raised a flag of truce and sailed into the tiny harbor of her mind. Her boat was fragile but still seaworthy, and at any rate it appeared as though there would be no more salvos fired at her from the coastal guns. ...
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Spring Evening on Glen Armil Park
salmon-stained cloud smears in an ocean turned upside down all the air smelling of puppy breath and cheap tortilla nights chairs and boxes and hubcaps covering the shit-thawed lawn in the neighbor's gladiator coliseum garden no longer frost, not yet buds --...
salmon-stained cloud smears in an ocean turned upside down all the air smelling of puppy breath and cheap tortilla nights chairs and boxes and hubcaps covering the shit-thawed lawn in the neighbor's gladiator coliseum garden ...
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Saturday Morning, Davenport Post Office
I told you your mother wouldn't like that - she wouldn't like it if you lied - lying about that dollar and a half - the money I wouldn't give you as I only wanted to buy you lunch. If you'd told me what you wanted was a dollar and a half for booze I might l...
I told you your mother wouldn't like that - she wouldn't like it if you lied - lying about that dollar and a half - the money I wouldn't give you as I only wanted to buy you lunch. If you'd told me what you wanted was a dolla...
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Upon the Fetching Tuna Boat
I
work on a fetching tuna boat. That is probably news to you, as so
few people work on fetching tuna boats these days, and when they do
they are reluctant to admit it. They usually keep the fetching tuna
boat stories to themselves. Oh,
the tuna boat is fe...
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Forget the World...
Peter and Ashley.  Closer than flesh could ever be, and the fear that had kept them apart.  Walk lightly, beat lightly.  For a heart is a fragile thing. More fragile than the tender buds in that pea field. Their breath on the nape of each other's neck. Her ...
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Ras al Khafji and Beyond
Pete the Marine lost in time again again says “who am I?” Dredging from his unkempt mind like so much half-remembered sand a foreign land a foreign tongue a foreign time when he was young again. Leaving his office on a Friday afternoon and a half-baked dese...
Pete the Marine lost in time again again says “who am I?” Dredging from his unkempt mind like so much half-remembered sand a foreign land a foreign tongue a foreign time when he was young again. Leaving his office on a Friday...
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Multi-purpose
When
the police arrived, there was little that could be done aside from
cleaning up the mess. One older officer directed one of the younger
officers to get a 2-liter bottle of a well-known cola soft drink and
wash the blood away. “ Are
you sure we should d...
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Not Upon the Feast of Marrowsuck
He
did it again. Mr.
Reemer (not his real name) held out his hand on the corner of 18 th Avenue and 31 st Street, and juggled two balls of stiffened
beef tallow, daring any passers-by to pluck one of the balls from
mid-air. No one ever wants to touch stiff...
He did it again. Mr. Reemer (not his real name) held out his hand on the corner of 18th Avenue and 31st Street, and juggled two balls of stiffened beef tallow, daring any passers-by to pluck one of the balls from mid-a...
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