As always, plenty of interesting work here, but these stood out:
by John Pugh XI
Pugh renders a creepy SF world in two sentences.
by Meredith Hatcher
A semi-subtle portrait of a woman who didn't get what she's expected to enjoy.
by R. Gatwood
A tale of two lovers, possibly grown older, memory slipping--and plans for their future.
588 [untitled] by Sylvia van Bruggen
This one hints a larger story that begs to be written.
by Mathew Loudon
It begins touching, ends on a different note.
A pair of mysteries:
Monica Wang's "a future disappointment left her fallopian tube"
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