The Shadow
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The Shadow

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A short story about Melissa, or Melissa officinalis in plant talk

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A happy childhood is the worst preparation for life.” Kinky Friedman

I suppose she was pretty, although she reminded me of Squeaky Fromme, one of Charles Manson’s girls. Squeaky was denied bail for like the billionth time last week, something I was reading — or would have been — if I hadn’t suddenly felt someone sitting at the end of…




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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.

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