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Antonia Buizza – Angela

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Gertrude Stein – Johnny Grey

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Antonia Buizza – Immortality

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Antonia Buizza – Friends

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Kate Chopin – Désirée’s Baby

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T. S. Eliot – Eeldrop and Appleplex

I Eeldrop and Appleplex rented two small rooms in a disreputable part of town. Here they sometimes came at nightfall, here they sometimes slept, and...

James Baldwin – The Blind Men and the Elephant

There were once six blind men who stood by the road-side every day, and begged from the people who passed. They had often heard...

Joseph Conrad – The Lagoon

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Ra Sh – The Narcissist

All his mirrors were women. They displayed him with breasts and vaginas and flesh buds. Desperate, he approached a blue lake to see his male splendor. His cock-a-doodle-do his rippling muscles his...