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A Caustic Summer

A new novella. 75 pages. Contact me at bradytighe@gmail.com and I’ll send you a copy. $15. DEFINITIONS: caus·tic ˈkôstik/ adjective: 1. Able to burn or corrode organic tissue by chemical action. “a caustic cleaner” synonyms: corrosive, corroding, abrasive, mordant, acid … Continue reading

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Pall Mall Menthol

Smoking a cheap Pall Mall menthol on a rainy night walk. It’s the kind of night that has been absent from a hot and miserable summer of too much dry air and the unending sound of spinning fan blades on … Continue reading

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At the Airport

Heartache had taken over my life. So I decided to hop in the car and drive around a city that had nothing left for me, listening to Bruce Springsteen’s The River at a volume that sounded like the E-Street Band … Continue reading

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Wine

There is wine on her inner thigh that has spilled from my glass, and I want to lick it off and then kiss her lips, but moments like this mean something else now, and a wine spill on her thigh … Continue reading

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Victoria

Wasn’t this supposed to be the fresh start we both wanted? Now the only thing that’s fresh is the old would that we’ve ripped open.

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Turned On

1. I haven’t been turned on in awhile, because everything had been tied up and left for dead inside the rooms of my heart. That’s not an environment when one feels anything, as so I felt nothing and everything in … Continue reading

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