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2 Poems photo
May 24, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Jessica Lieberman

Dogwood 

I knew the blossoms. I caught 
them all. My mother
won’t let me forget this.  
But really,... more

2 Poems photo
May 23, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

C.M. Keehl

 between what is love and what is fixation of 

White Lies photo
May 22, 2018 | Poetry

White Lies

Andrey Gritsman

I live my life by white lies.
And poetry is white lies.
Second language is white lies too.
As well as the first.
But language is the... more

Hozier photo
May 22, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Hozier

Mary Ardery

I’ll obsess over Hozier all summer.

2 Poems photo
May 21, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Aja Moore

I engrave myself into the floor

Magical Realism photo
May 20, 2018 | Sunday Comics

Magical Realism

Nora Canby and TJ Murray

Tunneling Out: An Interview with Tao Lin photo
May 19, 2018 | Interview

Tunneling Out: An Interview with Tao Lin

Elle Nash

I think the dominator model will always exist in each person, just like each person has partnership qualities. After learning more about history, it does seem to me now that humans are in a process, however inconsistent and drawn-out, of recovering from extreme sexism—which reached absurd levels when people started promoting Yahweh ~3500 years ago, culminating maybe with Christianity around the first century—over millennia.

3 Poems photo
May 18, 2018 | Poetry

3 Poems

Emily J. Cousins

what a creature I would make of myself if I were able
to be known to be close to anything to be grounded

The Difficulty of Learning to Say Yes photo
May 18, 2018 | Fiction

The Difficulty of Learning to Say Yes

Craig Fishbane

Naoko knew all too well how difficult it was to imbibe the air of a foreign culture. She had matriculated for a year at the University of Santa Barbara to study saxophone and marked each day as a progression from one shameful moment to the next.

6 Poems photo
May 17, 2018 | Poetry

6 Poems

Brian Alan Ellis

as always, my resolution

is to get a Guns N’ Roses tattoo

FAQ photo
May 17, 2018 | Poetry

FAQ

Zoe Walsh

//
i wish i
                    can fly
                    was in dixie
                    could quit
                    was on vacation
 ... more

Nights Like This photo
May 16, 2018 | Fiction

Nights Like This

Teague von Bohlen

It’s that night in the summer when your open windows mean nothing, when your bed is just stuffed heat

Glass Cannon photo
May 16, 2018 | Poetry

Glass Cannon

Madge Maril

I told you to stay right there and not move

Shredded Cheese photo
May 15, 2018 | Fiction

Shredded Cheese

Eric Bosse

My daughter stood on tiptoe by the metal grocery cart and told me we needed two more bags of Colby Jack. 

Street Repeat photo
May 15, 2018 | Hobart Photo Stories

Street Repeat

Street Repeat

StreetRepeat is an online project curated by photographer Julie Hrudova that aims to recognize similarities and repetition within the... more

Your Father Devouring His Short Stack photo
May 14, 2018 | Fiction

Your Father Devouring His Short Stack

Geoff Peck

He had a disciplined approach to all things that surely came from the military. For breakfast it was always two hard boiled eggs – you imagined he swallowed them whole – but on the road, he allowed one indulgence: a short stack of pancakes.

Three Poems photo
May 14, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Clair Dunlap

Ten Thousand Lackluster Lakes

people always say, “i hear it rains a lot
over there,” as if nothing... more

Peach Pickin' photo
May 13, 2018 | Sunday Comics

Peach Pickin'

Dylan Webb

2 Poems photo
May 11, 2018 | Poetry

2 Poems

Sarah Vandervennet

LONG DISTANCE CUNNILINGUS 

hi near stranger 
I want to impale 
myself on you

you little... more

Things in my Room: Mirror Ball photo
May 11, 2018 | Nonfiction

Things in my Room: Mirror Ball

Martha Grover

It’s someone’s job to bury the dead.

Moonlight photo
May 10, 2018 | Fiction

Moonlight

Sophie Narod

If I had to choose one moment that convinced me of my own insignificance, it would be that time I saw the world spin.

Lyrical Realism photo
May 10, 2018 | Fiction

Lyrical Realism

Sonia Feigelson

“I was just thinking about you,” he emailed, a week later. “I’m rereading The Bell Jar.”

Four Poems photo
May 10, 2018 | Poetry

Four Poems

Nadia de Vries

I know god is real because persimmons exist.

West Virginia Fictions photo
May 9, 2018 | Fiction

West Virginia Fictions

Juliet Escoria

They were not in Brooklyn, California, a nice suburb outside D.C.

They were in West Virginia.

You Are Just a Name I Wrote on My Hand photo
May 9, 2018 | Fiction

You Are Just a Name I Wrote on My Hand

Greg Rhyno

Hey, here’s an idea: how about you don’t spend half the period texting your boyfriend, and then he won’t dump you in the middle of class. Ever think of that? Maybe you talk to him like a human being instead of sending him a bunch of fucking sideways sad faces. 

Asleep in the National Museum  photo
May 8, 2018 | Poetry

Asleep in the National Museum 

Connor Messinger

He paints using the ashes of the towers in his watercolors.

The Queen is Dead photo
May 8, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour

The Queen is Dead

Rosemary Harp

Two years later, I fell in love with a boy whose devotion to The Smiths matched my own.

An Uprising of Horses at the Schaumburg Medieval Times photo
May 7, 2018 | Fiction

An Uprising of Horses at the Schaumburg Medieval Times

Matthew Fogarty

The first line in the Medieval Times employee handbook is “The King always wins” even though really it’s the Champion Knight who wins and every move of the nightly joust is scripted to ensure that always happens...

Melanite photo
May 6, 2018 | Sunday Comics

Melanite

Bria Goeller

I love you...
I love you, too...

Jelly photo
May 4, 2018 | Fiction

Jelly

Joseph Grantham

Everyday we took Jelly for a walk on the track.
If Julia was busy teaching, Scott and I took Jelly.
If Scott was busy teaching, Julia and I took Jelly.