The Inkwell
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The Inkwell

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The First Day of Fall

Photo by Jason Strull on Unsplash

He comes on the first day of Fall.

Every ten years.

Everyone in town knew the stories. The kids walking home from school had heard the stories. The ghost of Autumn.

They knew about the missing people. People attacked at cider mills, and pumpkin patches.

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Matthew Donnellon

Matthew Donnellon

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Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.