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  1. Attachments

    July 11, 2016 by Bobby Warner

    He stopped in front of the cemetery, watching a graveside service and thinking how much he hated funerals and so had never let himself form meaningful attachments to anyone. Suddenly he glimpsed Anne among the mourners, looking tired with her well-advanced baby bump, and hurried away before she saw him because he was sure the “bump” was his doing and he had no intentions of forming an attachment of that kind.

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    This post was submitted by Bobby Warner.


  2. That Which Waits

    June 4, 2016 by Bobby Warner

    In the cemetery Mark was distracted for a moment by a flock of birds rushing past him out of an old oak tree and did not see the sunken spot in the ground before he plunged down into a dark chamber. Something rustled in front of him in the shadows and a thin, shrouded figure shambled forward, boney arms outstretched, and said, in a raspy voice, “I’m so glad you’re here at last, for I’ve been waiting for you–or someone like you–for a very long time!”

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    This post was submitted by Bobby Warner.


  3. Under His Feet

    February 22, 2015 by L. A. Tobin

    William Blakely-Cooper stared at his hands and wondered how much time he had before he’d be dead, these very hands rotting on his chest six feet below. Knowing where you’d like to be buried and discussing it with your family is one thing, but standing on the very grass that’s going to be laid over you soon is another.

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    This post was submitted by L. A. Tobin.


  4. Where?

    December 17, 2011 by Mathew Ferguson

    There were well-meaning people in the support group who found solace in that mound of dirt above their loved one’s coffin. But she could never relate and seldom visited the cemetery.

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