Paying Taxes, American Style
With 15 minutes on the clock until the courthouse closes for the weekend, Leticia is all alone at the front desk and deep into her brodice-ripper paperback when an old man walks in to pay the taxes that he owe—in pennies, no less—and then some. A battle of wits unfolds between a love-starved government worker and a determined taxpayer.
This 1,825-word short story is being published for the first time.
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