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three poems photo
November 8, 2019 | Poetry

three poems

Marcy Rae Henry

seeds

when nothing smells like you
i let dawn-colored fruit rot in the blue bowl
spray perfume... more

The Comet photo
November 7, 2019 | My First..., Nonfiction

The Comet

Dan Higgins

I just remember the room dense with familiar sound, the melancholy howl of the perfectly in-tune saxophones, the electric brilliance of trumpets, a drummer with eight arms; my mother looking over at me, expectantly, as if to say, “This is what you wanted, right? This is making you happy?”

 

Seasick photo
November 6, 2019 | Nonfiction

Seasick

Christina Kapp

What will be will be. She was a good swimmer, and at least he was getting some exercise. 

Two poems photo
November 6, 2019 | Poetry

Two poems

Mal Young

in the bella resource center

that lesser bond girl
her name was a play on genuflect

i can be... more

Those Darlins photo
November 5, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Those Darlins

Peter Sheehy

Manic yet aware, a foot-stomping Nashville show, a sight to behold. They hit the road. They barely made it. They broke up. Such is life.

Ode to Divorce photo
November 4, 2019 | Fiction

Ode to Divorce

Amy Suzanne Parker

Larger currency-pills plink in an “I Hate Mondays” coffee cup. No one knows who that cup belongs to.

Dean Young photo
November 4, 2019 | Poetry

Dean Young

Justin Jannise

I leave behind a lot of empty wine bottles.
You said eat anything in the fridge and I did
right down to the last gherkin.
Unrelated: your... more

Spy in the House of Anais Nin: an interview with Kim Krizan photo
November 1, 2019 | Interview

Spy in the House of Anais Nin: an interview with Kim Krizan

Elle Nash

...a person is like an ocean, or a country, or a forest...

Number One photo
November 1, 2019 | Nonfiction

Number One

Paul Crenshaw

Years later I think of the poetry of peeing. The rhythm and alliteration of Russian race horse, the quick dicks and fricatives, the two tree tonals, the rhyme of drain the main vein.

A Lot of White photo
November 1, 2019 | Nonfiction

A Lot of White

Carolyn Williams-Noren

I just knew it wasn’t a wolf howling at the moon. I just knew it wasn’t a cow, wasn’t a tree, wasn’t a sunset, wasn’t a child, wasn’t an elder, wasn’t any building I’ve ever built. 

Black Dirt photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

Black Dirt

Harris Lahti

The grass here is incessant.

The Earth Just Kept On Going photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

The Earth Just Kept On Going

Jon Doyle

A deep hole.

Strictly Horror photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

Strictly Horror

Emily Howorth

It wasn’t my fault we started talking.

Oakland by Night photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

Oakland by Night

Laur A. Freymiller

Ess saw it first at 2:03 AM.

The Difficulty Of Writing A Horror Story Set in Maine photo
October 31, 2019 | Fiction

The Difficulty Of Writing A Horror Story Set in Maine

Helen McClory

Do you remember this one?

The Others photo
October 30, 2019 | Poetry

The Others

Justin Runge

One of us photographs...

Blue photo
October 30, 2019 | Fiction

Blue

Nicole Nelson

Hard to fathom that Ludwig was four.

Ghosts in the Trees photo
October 29, 2019 | Nonfiction

Ghosts in the Trees

Katie Darby Mullins

After I threw up in the Mexican restaurant’s normal-sized toilet and picked my stepdaughter up from school, I decided to try my migraine cure that always never works again.

two truths & my childhood photo
October 28, 2019 | Poetry

two truths & my childhood

Amy Saul-Zerby

the fact that i love cats...

2 Poems photo
October 25, 2019 | Poetry

2 Poems

Daniel Torday

I believe with perfect faith in the perfect expectation that no matter where I am my iPhone will have access to the internet via Wi-Fi or at least 3G.

1994 photo
October 25, 2019 | Nonfiction

1994

Tom McAllister

Exposing myself to the dumbest ideas and the most hateful weirdos online triggers a chemical reaction that gives me pleasure, or something like it. A hoarder of bad ideas, stacking them all up into wobbly piles that might someday topple and crush me.

Maybe We Were the Wrong Beatles photo
October 24, 2019 | Fiction

Maybe We Were the Wrong Beatles

Chelsea Stickle

But Aaron and I weren’t official. We were fucking almost every night, but we weren’t official. Technically.

Ode to the Moon Trees photo
October 23, 2019 | Poetry

Ode to the Moon Trees

Robert James Russell

Bitter vacuum of space...

Jokermen photo
October 22, 2019 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Jokermen

Kent Kosack

The song on repeat, singing to Scout, for some reason stranded, standing on the patio table, dead-center, like a reanimated roast, and my father, drunk and shirtless, passed out in a pile of mulch in the yard.

San Francisco Municipal Bus Routes 43 & 38R photo
October 21, 2019 | Poetry

San Francisco Municipal Bus Routes 43 & 38R

Steven Duong

July yawns. Flashes its grills...

The Sharp Edge of the Crayon photo
October 19, 2019 | Nonfiction

The Sharp Edge of the Crayon

Anna Laird Barto

At last our molars burst forth from the gum and we emerged from the rose-colored womb of our first grade classroom.

Zoom in on the Detail: An Interview with Chris Campanioni photo
October 18, 2019 | Interview

Zoom in on the Detail: An Interview with Chris Campanioni

Doug Paul Case

The 550-page the Internet is for real by poet, activist, educator, and underwear model Chris Campanioni struck me earlier... more

Two Poems photo
October 17, 2019 | Poetry

Two Poems

James Davis

"Faith" and "Arcade-Scented Candle"

Let’s Never Leave photo
October 17, 2019 | Fiction

Let’s Never Leave

Jan Stinchcomb

They brought us plates of toxic urchin, slipped us suspicious vegan sandwiches, and poured out shots of that green liquid preferred by celebrities.

Pollinate photo
October 16, 2019 | Fiction

Pollinate

Cassie Mannes Murray

It was cloudy most days.