Tag Archives: T. E. Cowell

The World We Live In

Paul found a car parked in his spot when he returned to his apartment one day after work. With his foot on the brake he stared at the car––a somewhat grimy-looking black Chevy Suburban––with a mixture of hatred and awe. … Continue reading

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En Route To Bumbershoot

The radio’s on loud. Heidi’s singing along to the early nineties hit song “I’m Too Sexy.” She bats the steering wheel with her hands, swings her shoulders from side to side like they’re hips. Shiny copper bracelets jingle from her … Continue reading

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After The Storm

When I was a boy, twelve or so, my dad took me out on his sailboat for the first time. Considering he’d had the sailboat longer than I’d been alive, I’m aware that it might seem strange that he hadn’t … Continue reading

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I was reading Goodnight Moon to my son when my brother called. But it was only after James was asleep—a major tell being his partially open little mouth—that I put the book down and left his room. My brother, as … Continue reading

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The Experiment

The women were gone, for how long Troy and his dad had no idea. Just yesterday they’d taken off together like bandits. They’d left a note on the kitchen counter that started with the mention of a road trip, followed … Continue reading

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A Significant Summer

“We’ll bring some apples for the deer,” Carl says. “They’re so tame, they’ll eat the slices right out of your hand.” “I’ve never heard of tame deer before,” Carl’s new friend, Liam, says. “Their noses are wet like a dog’s … Continue reading

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