My Last Chance by @ruinedpicnic

She is beautiful. She sits on bench beside me, wrapped up in a scarf and a long coat. She watches the train arrive, then looks to me and says “This is it.” “You have a few minutes.” I tell her, taking her hand in mine and squeezing it tight. She inches closer to me, resting …

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The Ringing Phone by @ruinedpicnic

I wake up, standing in front of the television. The hiss of static crackles in my ears and the gnashing teeth of black and white that glow from the screen chomp at my eyes. I’m holding a half-empty bottle of Old Horse, my favourite whisky, but I don’t know if I’m drunk or just tired. …

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Thank You for Your Application by @davedittell and @ruinedpicnic

________________________________________________________________________________  From: Sharon Yglesias (syglesias@fcci.com) To: Harry Reindhart (harry0001@coolmail.com) Date: 04/02/15, 13:54 Subject: Your Application with Fourth Circle    Dear Applicant,  We at FCCI have received your recent application and placed it on file.  Our Human Resources department will look over your credentials and, as part of our larger process, give it the utmost attention …

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A Storm Comes to Little Knee by @ruinedpicnic

Ladies and Gentlemen, I hope this letter reaches you safely. It will most likely require a little drying out, as even our reliable local postal service cannot fully combat what is upon us. What started on Wednesday evening as a few gathering dark clouds and a spattering of gentle rain, has now become like nothing we …

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