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Pork Bites

Just inside Haney’s Hardware, next to the front door with its little bell, was a bank of coin-op vending machines. From them came gumballs in every colour; flimsy, plastic yo-yos; and, press-on tattoos of Flintstones characters. Darrell Haney, the store’s owner, installed the machines to entertain kids so they wouldn’t…
Kevy Watt
March 12, 2019
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Death Lesson

Ms. Howard loved her Grade 4 students at Bloomington Elementary School. She taught them math, English, science, and music, but of all the subjects she taught, she felt the Death Lesson was the most important. She sat at her desk grading spelling quizzes. Her face was pleasant with big, smart…
Kevy Watt
July 13, 2018
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Fit

Harry looks built for speed. With his skinny arms chugging at his sides, he’s a bullet train. With them extended behind him, he’s a fighter jet. He’s fast, nimble, every sinew dedicated to making his limbs blur. Michael, on the other hand, doesn’t stand a chance. Michael’s fat and he…
Kevy Watt
July 12, 2018