Fox13

United States

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Fox13 (United States) published:

Puppies and Politics

PROMPT: Creative Nonfiction Competition 2020

We used to have block parties. Kids rode scooters clumsily up and down the streets, their rusty wheels creating more sparks than the semi-illegal fireworks sputtering in the sky. Three plastic tables cringed under the weight of slightly overcooked barbeque and charred hot dogs. My mom’s fruit salad lay off to the side, with a dozen types of multi-colored fruit cut into the same symmetrical blocks, like an edible deconstructed Rubik's cube. The dads sipped out of sweating beer bottles,...

6 months ago

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Fox13 (United States) published:

The Essence of Being Mr. Porcher

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020

There are few in the world who, once seen, can never be forgotten; fewer whose words repeat in your mind, ringing with the same severity as when first uttered. But there is only one, one who makes others seem circumstantial, trivial; causes gods to appear so bland, so disposable, so unpolished: my friend, the stranger, Miss Alexandra Claire. Her features handsome, lips the color of stained redwood, almond eyes half-hidden by lashes curled like pulled sugar. Fluttering milk-white hands interrupting...

6 months ago