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A Very Short Story (Knees)

She read a book. He studied her bare knees.

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A Very Short Story (Underestimate)

“And the next thing you know, you’re just looking into their eyes. Cows are very easy to underestimate, Mr. Wilcox.”

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A Very Short Story (WILL)

WINNING A LOCKER SLAMMING CONTEST IS A MATTER OF WILL.

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A Very Short Story (Friends)

Michael saw his old college friends often. Amber, for one, worked in a nearby building and bought a latte from him every morning.

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A Very Short Story (Moors)

Emily looked out the window and imagined the moors were brimming with men in shirts and boots searching for a girl like her.

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A Very Short Story (Horse)

“I want a woman who can shoot from the back of a horse by day and please a man at night.” He perused Cynthia. “Maybe you’ll do.”

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New book: Boys Don’t Understand Lipstick

I’m happy to announce the publication of my new book, Boys Don’t Understand Lipstick: Very Short Stories. It was a lot of fun to write and I hope you have as much fun reading it. Charlie Close’s new collection of … Continue reading

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A Very Short Stories (Letter)

When Daddy died I wrote letters to all his old friends. But I didn’t send them. Maybe someone will read them, someday, after I’m gone.

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A Very Short Story (Other)

Other people will get in the elevator whether you get in or not.

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A Very Short Story (Water)

I chugged the last of my water and shoved the bottle in my pack. There would have to be more water at the end of the trail.

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