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What Once Was & Will Never Happen Again – Kai Edward Warmoth

We had heard about God coming down amongst man on Tuesday, while waiting on the bacon grease to solidify enough that it could be scraped out of the pan. I had said repeatedly that the next coffee can I’d buy would be a metal one so we could use it to store the grease for her mother’s green bean recipe. I had instead forgotten and bought the coffee in the plastic container.

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The Part About the Scratch [excerpt] – Fawzy Zablah

Even though Javi said he didn’t want to have sex in that house, he knew it would happen. And despite everything they had already done, it still didn’t feel right. But since Sofia’s husband Ari kept video calling her from Europe, she had to be home or close to home just in case. Originally, their plan was to spend at least three nights together at Javi’s apartment but that all went out the window.

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Confession – Sam Machell

alright listen, right, it’s times like this where i really doubt, and i mean significantly doubt, like the extent to which i exist. ive just drank enough coffee to almost shit myself and my ass crack is sweating. each fart is a balancing act. it’s pretty early, there’s birds behind me in the tree outside the window tweeting. palm tree. residential area. probably brought in by good old Drake himself from the freer lands.

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Johnny B – Fawzy Zablah

John Bolton spoke to the General and the General confirmed everything.
-You have to say it just like you told me.
-Excuse me?
-Just now General, just like you described it—you have tell the president the same thing; the same way.
-Well, of course, I mean—
-No, General, it has to be exact — you have to say it the same way, use the same words!

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