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Regret Came to Meet Him

A short story

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Regret came to meet him that Saturday afternoon, as he left the dry-cleaners.

Will wasn’t stupid enough to pretend he didn’t know what he had seen in Tricia. When he had met her seven months ago, her self-righteousness was a huge turn-on.

While his mother’s sign was the simple slogan: Life begins at conception, Tricia’s read MURDERER in huge red…



The political arena is a farce. You either choose to laugh at it, or you have to go mad. Parlor Tricks chooses to laugh. If we can’t get rid of fake news and propaganda, might as well make a mockery of it. Parlor Tricks publishes political and media satire on Medium.

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