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Congratulations to all our November/December 2019 winners! Click here to enter the January/February 2020 contest! 1st Place "Parallel Universes" by Larry E. Black Asheville, NC Somewhere, someone is kissing a loverthat should've been mine.Somewhere, someone is rocking a babydescended from my line.Somewhere,...
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