Red Tales
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Red Tales

A Bernard and Melody Story

The Photograph

Bernard and Melody at the art show

“That’s boring.” Melody chewed an exquisitely painted fingernail.

Bernard squeezed his eyes shut. “It’s a Weston. Weston’s destined for greatness.”

“It’s no American Gothic.” She turned from Weston’s gray mountain ridges fading into a sepia sky. “That one’s…



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Dale E. Lehman

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