“This Is Not A Love Story” by Tom Bailey

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She’s beautiful like a model, but she’s been through too much, leaving her empty inside. A “void” is what they called it there, and she’ll do everything she can to fill it. He hasn’t spoken to her, but he knows enough about her to know that if he could give her what she needs, it would mean more than it coming from some stranger.

This Is Not A Love Story

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About the Author
Tom Bailey is the author of the short story collection, Crow Man, and the novels The Grace That Keeps This World and Crow Man, as well as the editor/author of three books on creative writing, including On Writing Short Stories. He lives in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, where he teaches in the creative writing program at Susquehanna University.
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