• Posts Tagged ‘Maureen Bowden’

    A Gift for Michael

    by  • July 9, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Doctor Veronica West, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art by Leigh Legler Lucas Vale, the most talented artist to emerge in over a century, was twenty years old and dying. He lay back against his propped-up pillows, eyes sunken in his pale face, his lips tinged blue. “This is for you,...

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    A Question of Somatics

    by  • February 5, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Professor Matthew Bibby, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art  by Errow Collins Wavertree Parke was a perfect woman, and I intended to clone her. My position as head of the Biology faculty at Riverside University enabled me to hone my technique to a standard far above that of my rivals in...

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    Sheila Get Your Gun

    by  • November 20, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Mrs Sheila Merrill, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art by Amanda Jones It was New Year’s Day. The doorbell rang; I wrapped a towel around my wet hair and opened the door to Louise, my great-granddaughter. “Hello, dear.” I said. “I’m shampooed, rinsed, and ready to be beautified.” “Okay, GG,” she...

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    Snap and Crackle

    by  • August 21, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Doctor Rufus Highgate, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye My receptionist bounced through the doorway without knocking. “The new one’s arrived, Doc. He’s a jitterer. D’ya want a slug of Mother’s Ruin before I haul him in?” I sighed. “Please show our patients some respect, Becki, and no,...

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    Lily in the Moonlight

    by  • May 8, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An account by¬†Professor Fia McCauley, as told to Maureen Bowden Art by Luke Spooner My namesake, Saint Fiacra, is the patron saint of gardeners, so I was destined to be a botanist. I specialised in lilies, the loveliest of flowers, but their beauty has too brief a life before it suffers, in Shakespeare’s words,...

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    The Hall of the Fallen

    by  • January 16, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

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    An essay by Professor Serena Hart, as provided by Maureen Bowden Art by GryphonShifter Valerie Hallaway and I were students together at River City University. “She’s a genius,” I told Martin, my best friend and occasional bedmate. “She’s more than half mad,” he said. He was right. Valerie had a theory that there must...

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