“Them” – A Short Story

 “I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird   They had been talking about them long before they joined our class. Mrs. Lewis said we ought to be nice to them and include them in games even though they probably didn’t speak our language yet. Tom said…

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Burwarim’s Crossroads

Mr. Burwarim was busy dusting the books on the top shelf when the doorbell rang. “I’ll be with you in a second,” the old man called out while his wrinkly fingers firmly held on to the old wooden ladder that had slightly bent to the side when he had shifted his weight.  His free hand…

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