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Sharon Cupp Pennington's Writings

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Short Story
Jul.04.2008
The Emporium Gazette, Issue 46, February 2003
When I gathered that first yellow rose from the stoop outside my door, I wasn’t looking for love or romance — and it sure wasn‘t looking for me. As far as I was concerned, sole-mates were a good pair of running shoes, and I had an abundance of those. No eternal flame burned in my heart, except perhaps when I indulged in Tito Escobar’s spicy tamales and salsa....
Short Story
Jul.04.2008
Gail Barrow paced from piano to bookcase, glancing often out the window. Another few seconds and the grandfather clock in the foyer would strike half past six. Dusk was rapidly approaching. She stopped, glared at the telephone and whispered around her chewed thumbnail, “Ring.” Her seven-year old daughter Callie was gone three days now and not a word. Her baby was...