The Shadow
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The Shadow

He Wore Patent Leather Shoes.

A short story about lover’s leaving, furniture and knives.

Photo by Mark Rabe on Unsplash

A real friend is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” Walter Winchell

The door bell rang twice, stopped, then rang again. I wasn’t expecting anybody. Coming downstairs, I saw a shadow move across the frosted door pane, then hands formed on the glass near the edges where the beveling was clear. I looked…

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Robert Cormack

Robert Cormack

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.