Category Archives: We the People

Amoeba’s Lorica: The Rocket’s Dead Glare

A work of fiction. Standard disclaimers. The Fourth of July fireworks were over. They had been set off from a barge in the middle of the small harbor that defined their small town, while the townsfolk had perched themselves on … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Service Lecture (Woe v Raid)

Latest installment in a multi-part work of fiction, set in an indefinite future time. Standard disclaimers. Slowly, ever so slowly, Cynthia Stalwart Steadymind emerged from meditation. Slowly, lest a too-abrupt return to full consciousness undo the hoped-for gains from twenty … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Diabolical Lexicographer (Genome)

GENOME, n. A petulant and pedantic gnome from Nome with a chilly personality, insisting on proper spelling. One fine day in Bethesda, scientists were preparing to release the findings from their latest genome project, on the Mississippi Eighteen-Wheeled Crawdaddy (Megaplaustrum … Continue reading

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