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Big Flat

by Roger Real Drouin

Solitudo County

Up here on big flat there’s only the low, constant hum of the compressors. And the wind rough against the truck, whipping against the rig. Oscar sips the last of the coffee from the thermos, and he thinks of his girls, warm inside far away, sound asleep.

He listens for the wolf, listens past the hemlock and cedar, but there is only the wind. Continue reading

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