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A Soul in Four Seasons


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Grace


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What the Evil Dream


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Moonlit Trance


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Her Faith


Jeffrey Dennis Pearce
Flight into Egypt


Amanda Glass
A Birth


Robert Meade
House of Gold


Paul Stilwell
Hidden Life


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Caduceus


Mark Amorose
Incredulity


John Gosslee
Purple Wren


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Scattered Seeds


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Flight Into Egypt
When I dream, Egypt is in black and white,
Or sepia-brown with red hues faded in,
A toothless guide with shiny leather skin
Stands guard o’er treasures rich within his sight.

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--Jeffrey Dennis Pearce

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Jeffrey Dennis Pearce lives with his wife, Linda, and his children, Kimberly and Bryson, on his family’s ancestral farm in Western Washington State. He holds degrees in history from Biola University and California State University, Sacramento, and teaches Western Civilization courses at a local community college. His short story “All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight” is slated for publication in an upcoming edition of All Hallows, the journal of The Ghost Story Society.