Lit Up
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Lit Up

Lost in the Library Stacks

A search for enlightenment

Photo by Mysticsartdesign on Pixabay

I made a trek to the Philadelphia library every morning during the summer of my youth. I hiked over choppy sidewalks in my leather sandals, hardcovers under my arms, and crossed the asphalt-lined streets with skid marks from cars. Noisy children played in the schoolyards, older men with gout sat on benches with bus passes around their necks. At the same time, a line of…




Welcome to Lit Up -The Land of Little Tales. Here you can read and submit short stories, flash fiction, poetry - in brief, your own legend. We're starting little. But that's how all big stories begin.

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Mark Tulin

Mark Tulin

A California writer/photographer whose dreams are more vivid than his waking life. Poetry, Humor, Sexuality, and Fiction —

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