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November 19, 2018 | Poetry

On Getting a Facial at the Strip Mall

Sarah Carson

My sister has been reading a lot about her pores lately. At the moderately priced tourist town spa where we've met for the weekend, a commercial for the dual action microdermabrasion brush comes on the television above the hot wax station, and she swears their blackhead diagram is incomplete.

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Battle Hymn photo

November 16, 2018 | Fiction

Battle Hymn

Jessie Carver

A man’s life reduced to 78 words. You counted.

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Follow Through photo

November 16, 2018 | Nonfiction

"Talkin' Bout Practice": Follow Through

Alyssa Oursler

In my favorite bookstore in a city where I no longer live, there’s a sign for sale that says: when in doubt, turn... more

The Pot and Its Handle photo

November 15, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Pot and Its Handle

Susanna Space

In the spring of 1989 an asteroid the size of the Empire State Building crossed Earth’s orbit.