A Grocery Story

originally published in the Goose 2017 A Grocery Story The giant steel box of Ronald Goffman’s Cash-Save Superstore dominated the block, rendering the squat brownstones on either side diminutive and powerless. Mrs. Ramachandran paused while the sliding glass doors waited, expectant. The scents of bleach and synthetic lemon assailed her from within, but she thought […]

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Cy Persa For Mayor

Joanna Domingues was nearly late for her meeting in midtown with Simon Dalhousie, focused as she was on glad-handing at Zero’s. Her term as councillor was almost up but the folks at the diner were still her constituents, and she liked to feel that she gave each voter a little piece of herself – some […]

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