Jimmie Bise
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Jimmie Bise

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I think it’s better if you had been there to watch it unfold live. My mentions sure lit up nicely at certain points! [View the story “The Go-Away House” on Storify]

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After the Eclipse   The cult fell apart after the eclipse. We expected it, the baker’s dozen of us who still gather monthly in the hidden room of the Senator’s office but, still, it’s a disappointment. We called ourselves a cult as a joke. Our friendship, though, wasn’t…I thought. Over

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The Little Girl in the Pond   A post shared by Mikayla K. (@mikaylak.art) on Jul 14, 2017 at 2:00pm PDT In a pond surrounded by a green, lush field there lived a little girl. Her eyes were the endless dark of a heart’s worst secret and the depths where

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The Crows Know Norman sat alone on the bench in the courtyard, surrounded by crows. He looked down at his phone, fiddled with it once in a while, oblivious to the birds that hopped and bickered from the full trash cans and scrawny trees of the courtyard. He certainly did

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When the Cat King Calls “Hey”, the Cat King’s emissary said from edge of my porch roof. “What do you want, Sashay?” I was in no mood for shenanigans and he was shenanigans on cat’s feet. Literally. He shrank back into the shadow of the satellite dish, his ears flat.

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One of the things I failed to notice when I started writing stories on Instagram is the annoying little feature the platform launched to kill Snapchat called…wait for it…Instagram Stories. the idea behind that feature is that users — we, really — will post pictures and videos throughout the day

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The First Seal Jason winced as the tiny artifact fell onto the counter with a sharp crack. “Dammit!” Sarah came up next to him. “What did you break?” Jason picked up the disc, almost two centimeters across. “Catalog says it’s a seal. Minoan, but I think it’s from farther East

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FictionSocial Media

Over the past week, in an effort to find places to write flash stories other than a web site or Twitter, I’ve experimented with writing Instagram. I like IG and spend roughly as much time there as many folks do on Facebook, so off I went. Aaaaaaaand I ran into a couple

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An Unfair World There was no such thing as superheroes anymore, thought the boy on the bicycle as the truck skidded down the snowy road toward him. They were all dead or just gone away. He locked eyes with the terrified, helpless driver as the tires left the ground and

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If I stay on the bottom, the monsters can’t find me. I ran when they came, ripping the air like paper, into the Lab from Wherever. Papa made me special. A weapon. Told me I can stop the monsters. I’m so scared. What do I do? I jumped into the pool when the

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