KYSO Flash
Knock-Your-Socks-Off Art and Literature
“Flash isn’t a fad, it’s an art; and while I hope people can have fun with it, its pursuit should still be taken seriously.”
— Tara L. Masih, editor of Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction

Index of Contributors (page 2)

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Name of Author Title of Work Genre Issue
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Kim Hagerich Bundle of Joy Micro-Fiction 8
Soramimi Hanarejima Listening to the Weather Micro-Fiction 11
Soramimi Hanarejima Runningmate Flash Fiction 11
Soramimi Hanarejima The Stewardship of Private Accounts Flash Fiction 11
Charles Hansmann Camouflage Haibun 3
Charles Hansmann Decoy Haibun 3
Charles Hansmann Impromptu Poem 5
Charles Hansmann Layer Haibun 2
Charles Hansmann Northerly Haibun 5
Charles Hansmann Rash Haibun Story 3
Charles Hansmann Shipwreck Flash Fiction 2
Charles Hansmann Undercover Haibun 6
Charles Hansmann Vivien Haibun 2
Mary Hatch Beach Dreams Visual Art 9
Mary Hatch Birdbride Visual Art 11
Mary Hatch Dancing Class Visual Art 9
Mary Hatch Gentle Days Visual Art 9
Mary Hatch Phantoms Visual Art 9
Mary Hatch Shades of Grey Visual Art 9
Mary Hatch The Back Office Visual Art 9
Suzanne Hawkins [Mission Bay Moon Jellies] Photographs 5
Tim Hawkins A Long Broken Passage Poem 11
Tim Hawkins Elegy Within Earshot of Howling Poem 8
Tim Hawkins More Life Micro-Fiction 8
Tim Hawkins Pura Vida: An Alternative Travel Guide Flash Fiction 8
Tim Hawkins Synchronized Swimmers Poem 11
Tim Hawkins The Perfect Spiral Poem 11
Tim Hawkins Things Have Dropped From Me Flash Fiction 9
Tim Hawkins Two Brothers Poem 11
George Held Just Say No [No Object, poems by Natalie Shapero] Review 3
Kyle Hemmings Gone Girl Haibun Story 3
Kyle Hemmings Three Jesters Haibun Story 3
Richard L. Herring Letting Go Flash Fiction 3
Michael Hettich Soup Poem 8
Joyce Hildebrand The Community of Bread Essay 5
Maria Himmelman At Home in the Sky Poem 10
Maria Himmelman The Smallest Things Poem 10
Mark Hoadley Disappointments (1) Prose Poem 2
Angi Holden 4am Micro-Fiction 3
Richard Holinger Her Real Work Micro-Fiction 1
Richard Holinger Looking Good Micro-Fiction 1
Richard Holinger Normandy Flash Fiction 8
Richard Holinger Tear Out the Page Micro-Fiction 1
Richard Holinger The Steps Micro-Fiction 1
Sheryl Holland A Little Night Music: Ode to Mozart Visual Arts 6
Sheryl Holland Abstract Paintings [A Resting Place; Horizons 3; Light for Icarus; Musical Spheres; and Ocean of Ki] Visual Arts 6
Sheryl Holland Wabi Sabi Breakfast Poem 6
Tamara Hollins In Between Micro-Fiction 4
Wayland House Five Wood-Block Prints
[Fishing Village; Isatu the Potter; Jamming II; The Struggle; and Three Fishermen]
Visual Arts 2
Nancy Hull and Ray Rasmussen Moonbeams Haiga 6
Debra Hurd Jazz Garden Painting 4
Debra Hurd Jazz Street Painting 4
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Mikhail Iossel Not-Evens Nonfiction [satire] 8
Donna Isaac Story Ekphrastic Poem 11
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Peter Jastermsky Beyond Complaint Haibun 8
Peter Jastermsky Blue Tarp Rich Haibun 11
Peter Jastermsky Everywhere Haibun 7
Peter Jastermsky In Check Haibun 7
Peter Jastermsky Menu Haibun 9
Peter Jastermsky receding Cherita Sequence 8
Arya F. Jenkins Believe Only in the Weather Memoir 7
Arya F. Jenkins Descent Micro-Fiction 2
Ryan Jessup At the Helm Haibun 6
Ryan Jessup By Faith Haibun 10
Ryan Jessup Finding Clarity After a Funeral Haibun 10
Ryan Jessup Mercy Haibun 5
Ryan Jessup My Disney World Haibun 9
Ryan Jessup The Argument Haibun 4
Sonja Johanson Derecho Haibun 7
Sonja Johanson Elisa Weaving Nettle for the Swans Poem 9
Sonja Johanson Gainsborough on Another Coast Poem 6
Sonja Johanson I Remember Haibun 9
Sonja Johanson Leonard Cohen Poem 6
Sonja Johanson Platelets Prose Poem 9
Sonja Johanson Specimen Ekphrastic Haibun 9
Sonja Johanson Votary, Light Poem 7
Sonja Johanson Weeds Micro-Fiction 7
April Johnston Ira Flash Fiction 2
April Johnston The American Way Micro-Fiction 2
April Johnston Waiting by Water Micro-Fiction 2
Cory Johnston Courtyard Micro-Fiction 1
Parneshia Jones Bra Shopping Poem 1
Richard Jones The Philosopher’s Banquet Cento Sonnet 9
Warren Jones III Practice Micro-Fiction 6
Georgia Jones-Davis Monumental Dog Poem 3
Judy Jordan Autumn in the Heart Poem 3
Judy Jordan Just the Still World Poem 3
Judy Jordan The Delivery Micro-Fiction 3
Judy Jordan Unoiled Hinge Poem 3
Attila Jozsef The Song of a Grieving Hungarian Poem 2
Attila Jozsef With a Pure Heart Poem 2
Carol Judkins Mise en scène Tanka Prose 6
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Mary Kancewick Two Grandmothers Prose Poem 4
Janne Karlsson Empty Graphic Art 6
Janne Karlsson Even Men Bleed Graphic Art 1
Janne Karlsson Indifferent as the Moon Graphic Art 3
Janne Karlsson Look Me in the Eyes Graphic Art 1
Janne Karlsson Pass Me the Gravy Graphic Art 1
Janne Karlsson Permafrost Graphic Art 1
Janne Karlsson The Smartphone Creed Graphic Art 4
Janne Karlsson Those Branches Graphic Flash 2
Janne Karlsson To Tame Wildfires Graphic Art 1
Arthur Kayzakian The Sound of a Vacant Room Poem 8
Gloria Keeley Tolkien’s First Cover Poem 6
David J. Kelly Chernobyl is currently 1.00008150762% safe Haibun 10
David J. Kelly Three Senryu [cleansing breath; our cat’s fleas...; umbrella] Micro-Poems 10
David J. Kelly Uneasy Haibun 10
Marjorie Kennedy Birdfeeder Haibun 6
Thomas E. Kennedy A Little Tale of Sunrise CNF Essay 1
Thomas E. Kennedy Amber Hunting Prose Poem 1
Thomas E. Kennedy Connection Micro-Fiction 1
Thomas E. Kennedy Mallow
[poem by Karsten Bjarnholt]
Translation 2
Thomas E. Kennedy Spermatozoa
[poem by Karsten Bjarnholt]
Translation 2
Thomas E. Kennedy Submission
[poem by Karsten Bjarnholt]
Translation 2
Thomas E. Kennedy From Verses for Drunks, Lechers and Other Miscreants Poems 1
Thomas E. Kennedy What Makes a Memorable Piece of CNF? Craft Essay 2
Thomas E. Kennedy What to Take Micro-Fiction 3
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Coping Ekphrastic Prose Poem 9
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Elegy Poem 11
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Gentle Days Ekphrastic Micro-Fiction 9
Elizabeth Kerlikowske God’s mustache fell from a great height with cloud still on it. Prose Poem 11
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Late Spring Prose Poem 9
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Mandatory Dance Lessons Ekphrastic Micro-Fiction 9
Elizabeth Kerlikowske On Meteorologists Micro-Fiction 11
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Phantoms Ekphrastic Prose Poem 9
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Shades of Gray: Waiting Room, Calumet Ekphrastic Prose Poem 9
Elizabeth Kerlikowske The Back Office Ekphrastic Micro-Fiction 9
Elizabeth Kerlikowske The International Skirt-Making Competition Micro-Fiction 11
Elizabeth Kerlikowske Why We Are Here Flash Fiction 11
Justin Key Two Sides to Every Story Flash Fiction 1
Maureen Kingston Scattering Ceremony Haibun 10
Clare Kirwan Slather Micro-Fiction 3
Lee Kisling Day One—No Insurance Poem 5
Lee Kisling Pluto Prose Poem 2
Lee Kisling Three Things We Never Speak Of Prose Poem 2
Lee Kisling What She Said Prose Poem 2
L. S. Klatt The Estrangement Poem 9
Arthur Klepchukov bleedin’ peach Flash Fiction 9
Arthur Klepchukov Dawnsong 94-Word Fiction 10
Arthur Klepchukov lying is the girl 100-Word Fiction 10
Ann Knickerbocker After Watteau Painting 6
Ann Knickerbocker Classic in Sepia Painting 6
Ann Knickerbocker Interrogation II Painting 8
Steve Kowit Alpha Centauri Poem 1
Steve Kowit The Bus to Pomasqui Poem 1
Steve Kowit What chord did she pluck in my soul Poem 1
Minter Krotzer Jersey Shore Rite Aid CNF Essay 2
Kathryn Kulpa Amaryllis Prose Poem 4
Kathryn Kulpa Happy Meal Micro-Fiction 2
Kathryn Kulpa Penny Postcard, 1902 (No Cancellation) Poem 2
Kathryn Kulpa [Redemption Is Found in the Oddest Places] New Shoes by Dan Gilmore Review 7
Kathryn Kulpa Savasana Prose Poem 4
Kathryn Kulpa The Best Small Fictions 2015 [Series editor, Tara L. Masih; debut volume guest-edited by Robert Olen Butler] Review 4
Kathryn Kulpa The Museum of Curiosities Flash Fiction 8
Kathryn Kulpa Under the Ceiling Flash Fiction 8
Kathryn Kulpa Wendy and Brian on the Last Night of the World Flash Fiction 2
Stephen Kuusisto Borges: They Are Knocking the Wind Out of Me in Iowa City Poem 2
Stephen Kuusisto Digressions on Poetry, Prose, and a Lingonberry Bush Commentary 2
Stephen Kuusisto Letter to Borges from Estonia Poem 2
Stephen Kuusisto Only Bread, Only Light Poem 2
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J.R. Lancaster Two Photographs [Dakota Sandstone; Rock On; and Artist’s Comments] Visual Arts 6
J.R. Lancaster and Gary S. Rosin The Shade of a Dog Haiga 6
Nick Lord Lancaster Berceuse Flash Fiction 4
Rina Rich Langer Red Is the New Black Micro-Fiction [abecedarian] 11
William F. Lantry Changeling Flash Fiction 3
William F. Lantry Elation Poem 3
William F. Lantry Response Poem 3
William F. Lantry Riverrun Poem 3
Gavin Larsen Cinderella Micro-Memoir 3
Gavin Larsen Excellent Memoir 6
Gavin Larsen Into the Night Memoir 3
Devi S. Laskar Three Artworks [Another brick in the wall (photograph); Untitled photograph of colored stones; and Red arches (digital art)] Visual Art 11
Tara Laskowski Ladies Night Micro-Fiction 5
Jenny Lawson Thanks for the Zombies, Jesus CNF Essay 1
Dan Leach An Inauspicious Start Flash Fiction 2
Dan Leach Ceasefire Poem 2
Dan Leach Hands Flash Fiction 3
Lynne Leach and David C. Rice Whisper Song Tanka Sequence 6
Victor Robert Lee Flames on a Hot Day CNF Essay 2
K. Alan Leitch In Deep Flash Fiction 11
Susan Lerner It’s Not the Size CNF Essay 1
Wendy Lestina On the Other Hand Micro-Fiction 1
Nina Lindsay A Visit Poem 11
Nina Lindsay Around the Fire Poem 2
Nina Lindsay Thank You Poem 2
Nina Lindsay To the Evening Poem 2
Nina Lindsay When I Was the Moon Poem 11
Chip Livingston Yesterday My Father Was Dying Memoir 4
Ellaraine Lockie Embracing the Tiger Haibun 7
Ellaraine Lockie Montana twilight Ekphrastic Tanka + Photograph 9
Ellaraine Lockie Pollage Number 77 Poems + Mixed-Media Art 10
Ellaraine Lockie The Animal Inside Ekphrastic Poem 10
Ellaraine Lockie The Mother Tree, Germany 1860s Ekphrastic Poem 11
Michael Loveday Click Prose Poem 7
Michael Loveday Knife Micro-Fiction 7
Skyler Lovelace Flint Hills Night Burn Visual Art: Painting 11
Michel Lucas and Gary S. Rosin Mist on the Moor Haiga 6
Michel Lucas and Gary S. Rosin Tranquility in White Haiga 6
Bob Lucky Almost a Still Life Haibun 11
Bob Lucky Being Right: A Fable Haibun 7
Bob Lucky Ethnographic Vignette #2 Tanka Prose 1
Bob Lucky Finding my Way in Kichijoji Tanka Prose 2
Bob Lucky From The Chronicles of Homo Hapless Prose Poem 9
Bob Lucky Gratitude Haibun 6
Bob Lucky Happily Ever After Tanka Prose 3
Bob Lucky Jack the Anthropologist Haibun Story 10
Bob Lucky Journeys 2017: An Anthology of International Haibun, Edited by Dr. Angelee Deodhar Nonfiction 8
Bob Lucky Meaning Haibun 10
Bob Lucky Not Quite the Music of the Spheres Haibun 2
Bob Lucky Rule Change Haibun Story 4
Bob Lucky Saturday Morning Tanka Prose 1
Bob Lucky Some Answers May Be Used More Than Once: A Carriwitchet Quiz Humor 9
Bob Lucky The Color of Clouds Prose Poem 6
Bob Lucky The Current Situation Haibun Story 4
Bob Lucky The Dead Never Change Prose Poem 1
Bob Lucky The Grater Things in Life Tanka Prose 1
Bob Lucky The Last Time I Lost My Mind Haibun 8
Bob Lucky The Truth Comes Out Prose Poem 2
Bob Lucky Two Vows Poem 6
Bob Lucky Upside Down Tanka Tale 4
Bob Lucky Who’s Roosting in the Family Tree Prose Poem 5
Nancy Ludmerer Aaron’s First Girl Micro-Fiction 8
Nancy Ludmerer Collateral Damage Micro-Fiction 11
Nancy Ludmerer Heirloom Micro-Fiction 11
Nancy Ludmerer Hide-and-Seek Flash Fiction 8
Nancy Ludmerer Learning the Trade in Tenancingo Micro-Fiction 6
Nancy Ludmerer No Offense Flash Fiction 8
Cody T Luff Cup Micro-Fiction 2
Alison Luterman An Ode to Aspirin Poem 1
Alison Luterman Long Bones Poem 1
Alison Luterman The Determined Chicken: On Becoming an Urban Biker in my Fifties Essay 1
Alison Luterman Willing Poem 1
Chad W. Lutz Badlands Poem 6
Chad W. Lutz Bad Transition Poem 6
William Luvaas Limbo Craft Essay 5
Radomir Vojtech Luza Porno Mourno Poem 2
Radomir Vojtech Luza Work to Do Poem 2
Lorette C. Luzajic A Plan Always Falls Apart If You Glue It With Illusion Painting 6
Lorette C. Luzajic Family Photographs Ekphrastic Prose Poem 11
Lorette C. Luzajic Fresh Strawberries Ekphrastic Prose Poem 11
Lorette C. Luzajic January River Ekphrastic Prose Poem 11
Lorette C. Luzajic Night Moves Ekphrastic Prose Poem 11
Lorette C. Luzajic The Scarecrow (for Matthew Shepard) Ekphrastic Poem 6
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Patricia J. Machmiller and J. Zimmerman Kaleidoscope Tanka Sequence 6
Clare MacQueen Banned for Life
[Poems by Arlene Ang]
Review 2
Clare MacQueen Dedication [to Kelley Marie Smith, in memoriam] Nonfiction 1
Clare MacQueen Ephective Ekphrastics: A Guide to Verbalizing Art [co-written with Jack Cooper] Nonfiction 10
Clare MacQueen “My Belly Is Pregnant With Night”:
A Micro-Review of Kika Dorsey’s Rust
[poems]
Review 6
Clare MacQueen One More Time and I’ll Have It—Fusion in a Mason Jar Poem + Commentary 10
Clare MacQueen Tip-of-the-Iceberg Stories [Grant Faulkner’s Fissures: One Hundred 100-Word Stories] Review 4
Clare MacQueen “Too Much Perfume for One Heart to Hold” [The Small, Wild Places, tanka poems by Claire Everett] Review 5
Eileen Malone The Lies of the Saints Micro-Fiction 6
Éduoard Manet Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe (The Luncheon on the Grass) Visual Art: Painting 11
Jeremy Nathan Marks Something illegal Poem 11
Tara L. Masih Rabbit Girl Micro-Fiction 1
Tara L. Masih Small Orbits Prose Poem 1
Tara L. Masih To Follow: to proceed without plan or reflection Micro-Fiction 1
Kandi Maxwell Shattered Memoir 2
Kandi Maxwell Wild Salmon Memoir 8
An Mayou Cathedral of Trees: Artworks and Micro-Poems [14 digital artworks and 10 poems] Featured Artist 11
Ann Stewart McBee The Changeling Micro-Fiction 5
Karen McClintock: See Michael & Karen McClintock
Michael McClintock Afternoon Garden Haibun 1
Michael McClintock Autumn Plums Haibun 1
Michael McClintock Once in a Meadow, Near Los Osos Haibun 1
Michael McClintock The Egyptian Exhibit Tanka Prose 1
Michael & Karen McClintock (dandelions!) Haiga (Tanka + Art) 5
Michael & Karen McClintock (enough is enough) Haiga (Tanka + Art) 5
Michael & Karen McClintock (for big fat radishes) Haiga (Tanka + Art) 5
Michael & Karen McClintock (one bird) Haiga (Tanka + Art) 5
Michael & Karen McClintock (we hear grunion) Haiga (Tanka + Art) 5
Ryan Keith McConkey Bulls on Parade Flash Fiction 1
Kathleen McGookey At the Secretary of State Prose Poem 11
Kathleen McGookey Boy Meets Girl Prose Poem 10
Kathleen McGookey Circus Love Story Prose Poem 10
Kathleen McGookey Compared to Yours Prose Poem 10
Kathleen McGookey Crooked River Gorge Prose Poem 11
Kathleen McGookey Feather Child Prose Poem 8
Kathleen McGookey On a Scale of Zero to Ten Prose Poem 10
Kathleen McGookey Postcard from Brussels Prose Poem 9
Kathleen McGookey Postcard from Downtown Frankfurt Prose Poem 9
Kathleen McGookey Postcard from the Loire Valley Prose Poem 9
Kathleen McGookey Softball-Sized Eyeball Washes Up on Florida Beach Prose Poem 11
Kathleen McGookey Taxonomy Prose Poem 8
Kathleen McGookey That Couple With Their Heads Full of Clouds Prose Poem 8
Kathleen McGookey You Can Find Joy in Doing Laundry Micro-Fiction 9
Amanda McLeod Public Service Micro-Fiction 8
Amalia Melis A Daring Soul: Tribute to Betty Ryan CNF Essay + Photograph 1
Amalia Melis Three Assemblage Sculptures
[Hidden Within; Hop On, I’ll Give You a Ride; and Torso]
Visual Arts + Commentary 1
Frances Melis Five Paintings [Andros Lemons; Olive Tree in Fall Foliage; The Old Docks in Hora; The Wisdom of the Olive Tree; and Tourlitis Lighthouse at Night] Visual Arts 4
Lloyd Merriam Wrenched Poem + Commentary 9
Christopher Merrill Ghazal (3) Poem 1
Christopher Merrill Ghazal (4) Poem 1
Christopher Merrill Ghazal (5) Poem 1
Christopher Merrill Guidebook Micro-Fiction 1
Bill Mesce, Jr. Tell, Don’t Show [Part One] Craft Essay 3
Bill Mesce, Jr. Tell, Don’t Show [Part Two] Craft Essay 3
Bill Mesce, Jr. The General Flash Fiction 5
Bill Mesce, Jr. Tides CNF 2
Joseph Millar Time-Poem Poem 8
Carolyn Miller Cigarettes Poem 1
Carolyn Miller Dog Days Poem 5
Carolyn Miller Driving with Robert Prose Poem 1
Carolyn Miller In the Lot Poem 1
Carolyn Miller Limogne Revisited Prose Poem 5
Carolyn Miller The Barn House, Late October Poem 1
Carolyn Miller The Book of the Living Poem 1
Bryce Milligan Reduced to Words Redux Renga 1
Bryce Milligan The Fiftieth Face Prose Poem 1
P. A. Milton and Jack Cooper Eleven Lines Haiga 7
P. A. Milton and Jack Cooper Tree Haiga 7
Bill Mohr Big Band, Slow Dance Poem 10
Bill Mohr Enter Here by Alexis Rhone Fancher [erotic poetry] Review 9
Bill Mohr Feasts by Holly Prado (1976) [feminist prose-poem novella] Review 8
Bill Mohr Post-Mortem Elixirs CNF/aphorisms 8
Bill Mohr Scorpio in Transit Haibun 8
Bill Mohr The Auctioneer’s Target Practice in the Orchestra Pit Poem: Ghazal 3
Bill Mohr Vicarious Census Count Poem: Ghazal 3
Beverly Acuff Momoi Practice: because Haibun 6
Marilyn Morgan Cruising Flash Fiction 6
Lynn Mundell She Was Late Micro-Fiction 6
Lynn Mundell The End Smells Like Gasoline Micro-Fiction 9
Lynn Mundell The Phone Call CNF 9
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Pat Napombejra Two Paintings [Garden Hose; and Rusty Red] Visual Art 11
Amy Newday nor birds nor lightning Prose Poem 9
Amy Newday Taking Down the Pasture Fence Prose Poem 9
Amy Newday That Year Prose Poem 9
Nuala Ní Chonchúir Vincent in the Yellow House Ekphrastic Micro-Fiction 2
James B. Nicola First in Line Poem 4
Don Noel Darwin Micro-Fiction 7
Miho Nonaka Beetle Child Poem 9
Miho Nonaka Distance Poem 9
Victor Nunnally Two Stained-Glass Mosaic Windows
[Journeyman #4; and detail from The Nest]
Visual Arts + Commentary 1
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Mary Odbert Switch Off Poem 6
Gayle O’Key A Short-Lived Conversion Poem 8
John Olson 82 Buttons Unbuttoned in Bliss Prose Poem 11
John Olson All I Want to Do Is Root Essay 10
John Olson Brought to a Boil: An Essay on Experimental Poetry Nonfiction 8
John Olson [Five Commentaries on Immanent Doom] Nonfiction 9
John Olson Gooey Evolution Ekphrastic CNF 11
John Olson New Grind Prose Poem 8
John Olson Odor Plume Prose Poem 10
John Olson Please, Somebody Help Me Lyric/Craft Essay 9
John Olson Sling Memoir 8
John Olson Strange Matter: The physics and poetics of the search for the God particle Essay 8
John Olson The Ballad of Zopitty Bop Bop [A Meditation on Pain] Essay 11
John Olson The Debris of Pain Prose Poem 8
John Olson The Mystery of Grocery Carts Prose Poem 8
John Olson Three Lines by Hölderlin Essay/ Translation 10
Keli Osborn But Her Hair Was Always Perfect Poem 2
Keli Osborn St. Petersburg Poem 2

 

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