Art

The Times of Skim Milk – Alex Osman

This kid sold cans of soda by the bridge
Over the creek where his mom drowned kittens
Marissa sold illegal reptiles
Some guy was stabbed in a meth dispute

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Stories

what if the girl from The Ring was blonde? – Elizabeth Burch-Hudson

CHEERLEADER

 

Coach told me I looked better thin, and I thought so too, even though I still wasn’t very fast. Coach said every time she hit the track, she’d hang her problems on a tree, leave them to wave in the breeze while she ran. I imagined unzipping my skin to hang on the empty spring branches. I imagined running fast.

Here lies the unmarked graves of Black Civil War soldiers.

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Art

Late Heavy Bombardment – Kat Kitay

jelly doughnut,

long sleeve over a slip dress
over stockings.

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Stories

Ping – Mariam Onipede

if anything, i only trust my subconscious’ birth

it is really all that is true and honest to me

the existence of God being proven by the books and events that seem too eerily coincidental to not be called a coincidence, burnt toast experiences too and all that, i don’t really care to be honest

ignorance maybe

i know for sure that what i think,

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