Stories

Detour – Suzanne Crain Miller

His mother could not comprehend his decision to go to community college. The night he disclosed this bit of news, she’d cried as he’d never seen her cry before. She had negligently assumed he’d prized the idea of going away to university as much as she had. Due to his arrival on this earth she, herself, had never finished her freshman year at Columbia. By giving him a sophisticated name,

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Art

In the Screams of the Flood – James D. Casey IV

line drawings and
pulled teeth
dipped in
cartoon apocalyptic
visions

bow
before the cyber
gods

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Art

Poems For Your Birthday – Anthony Isaac Bradley

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Blue Poem

What is your level of need

when I bubble up to say

softly, give it to me

compared to when I work it hard

like the collar off my back

on your floor is blue?

Baby talk (coo) in one ear

while you, skin pink,

float in a mix

of body condiments:

Old Spice.

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Stories

The Missionary Killings – S.M.H.

  “There will be no brain to understand what is God.”

 

Trail

 

The man walked. The man walked into the woods. The noise soaked land buzzed brightly in the heat. The man walked with a boy.  The boy was not his son. The boy was no relation. The boy walked in front.  A white leash looped around his thin neck, 

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