Charles W. Brice

Charles W. Brice

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Charles W. Brice is a psychoanalyst and freelance writer in Pittsburgh. His stories have appeared in Talking River, The Blue Collar Review, Circle Magazine, The Front Weekly, and The Armchair Aesthete. His story, "The Fragile Shelf of Being," was awarded First Honorable Mention in the Springfed Arts/Metro Detroit Writers Poetry & Prose Contest, 2006.

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Spring 2014 Issue


Melba had been running around Cherry Creek with a knife lunging after white people. “Just another crazy nigger,” the cop who brought Melba to our ward said. The cop smelled like rawhide and cigars. His leather belt creaked when he took off Melba’s cuffs. This was 1970 Denver. Martin Luther King was only two years dead. There’d been riots in Denver after he was killed….

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