Tag: issue 51

A Matter of Shapespace

Jacob stared at the pyramid he had not built.

It stabbed up from the center of his otherwise empty room, its three sides so steep they were nearly vertical, converging to a sharp point that aimed toward the skylight. Jacob gaped at it, disbelieving the sight.

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Victimless Crimes

Teri Lewis was obsessing about her sister’s bad marriage and the president’s latest compromise, so she barely listened to Flo’s improvised song about pandas and dandelions, coming from the stroller in front of her. Maybe if she’d known this would be the last time she’d ever hear her baby sing, she’d have stopped to relish the moment:

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