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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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Relationships

Me and you, me and her, me and this typewriter, me and my bed, me and Axl Rose, me and my record collection, me and that girl I walked past on Mears street, me and coffee, me and this box … Continue reading

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Unhealthy

I saw you on the street today and it almost gave me a heart attack. I was inside my usual cafe, grabbing a good Danish and reading the sports pages; just in case anyone needed a sportswriter I want to … Continue reading

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Cigarettes Smoked After She Left

1. She had just left. He was sitting on a brick wall behind their building. He lit a cigarette and stared at an empty bottle of beer that was sitting in the gutter, covered in grass and spent butts and … 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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Over and Unmade

But we both knew that those parts had had their assembling screws thrown into the sea months ago. We were doomed to be apart, unassembled, and unmade for the rest of time. Continue reading

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Nicer

Bites through the skin on the shoulders. Deep scratches on ribs. Bruises on collar bones from when fingers clenched with wild lust. Skin sucked raw on necks and thighs. These are a few of the nicer things we’ve done to … Continue reading

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