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short story   Exit 99, by Rand Richards Cooper, is the story of an ordinary guy, the epitome of "family values," who drives past a casino and just can't say no.  
 
poem   Participate in National Poetry Month by sending Chorus on the Origins of His Lust, by award-winning poet David Mura, to a friend.  
 
rant   Mark Richard contributes Charming 1 Br..., a sinister two-sentence essay on insomnia that will leave you gasping for breath.  
 
short story   What a Thought from Shirley Jackson, author of The Lottery, is a dark tale that shows how evil lurks in everyday places.  
 
short story   From Veronica, by novelist and poet Nicholas Christopher: invisible sex--need we say more?  
 
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