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March 27, 2023

Articles by Jim Bates

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Selenium (2021-06-07) cover story fiction social issues

Jim lives in a small town twenty miles west of Minneapolis, Minnesota. His stories and poems have appeared in nearly three hundred online and print publications.

Germanium (2021-10-25) cover story fiction life

Move slowly and quietly, and you may see something wonderful...

Aliens (2021-12-20) speculative fiction humor

Land in NYC and almost anything could happen...

Chlorine (2022-02-28) fiction life

Not every step has to shake the world...

Scandium (2022-05-02) short fiction life

Hardship and pain affect us strongly, but the greatest difference in a life is made by love, and kindness...

Face Lift (2022-08-15) fiction life love

Don't judge by the skin -- look at the heart instead...

The Standoff (2022-10-03) cover story fiction life

To Climb a Rock (2022-12-12) cover story fiction life

Super Sensitive to Sound (2023-02-13) cover story fiction life love

Real love never ends...

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In Her Dreams (2022-07-18) poem unrhymed

"...She walks a shaded woodland path..."

Drawing (2023-03-13) poem unrhymed

"...He still made it look so darned easy..."

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