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I have 309 stories published in 12 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 429848 times and 157 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Judith Eydmann

My stories

Cherry

Sunday on the beautiful doomed Aylesbury Estate

The rain pools on the roof before dripping twelve storeys down the stairwell; slowly like Sunday’s sorrow on the heart.
Cherry

Incurable

Your pain is incurable. Abandoned by every lover who felt the intemperate shadow cast by eyes that know there is no medicine. At night you fetch juice from the refrigerator,

The Silence of the Bees

Last night I had a dream in which we were scientists. The world was falling apart and people were looking to us for answers. The disintegration started with the honey bees.
Cherry

Cold in Summer

I am cold in summer this room gets little sun
Cherry

Schadenfreude

The paper seller’s ragged call like John the Baptist prophesying price of oil lost homes, job woes lopsided spreadsheets Your bad news is gleeful good those with immune plans survive

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