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Category: Realism

Gwenda Major

Under A Cloud

Helen is prompted to remember Mr. Potts, her Sunday school teacher, who had to leave the village 'under a cloud'.

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DC Diamondopolous

Billy Luck

At 85, after a lifetime at Gerling's Carnival of Fun, Billy's been summoned by his dyin' friend Daisy.

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Coming of Age
Patrice Brynmer

Becky Was A Runaway

Two young teenage girls are in awe of Becky, a runaway, who smokes, drinks, has sex, and likes to 'get high'.

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Tom Pawlowski

Grace Under Duress

Grace is widowed, alone and her farm is falling apart. Then Pepe turns up and turns things around… problem is, he’s an illegal alien.

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