She flipped through a book about a magical kingdom. You know what I like about books?

You never know what you will find when you turn the page.

THE BOOKSTORE BY WILLIAM FALO 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 71

I watched from the bookstore as people left the gothic church after a winter wedding and felt a dull ache in my stomach spread to my heart. The bookstore was emptier than usual and the loneliness became too much to bear so I put up the cl…

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