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Love and Fire

A short story by Robert Cormack

Image by Josh Manheimer from Pixabay

A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.” Brendan Behan

By the time I met him, Bo Last had burnt down four buildings. Four he’d admit to, anyway. He was charged, convicted, spent some time behind bars. Three sailors in the same cell tried to cornhole him once. The jailer found them stacked like a chord of wood, and Bo snoring in the…

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Robert Cormack

Robert Cormack

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I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.