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The God I Pray To photo
August 12, 2020 | Fiction

The God I Pray To

Tyler Anne Whichard

When she calls, Momma asks about Beau still.

My Other Harry Styles Poem photo
August 12, 2020 | Poetry

My Other Harry Styles Poem

Andy Powell

My Harry Styles poem has gotten very good at glass of Lambrusco
on the arm of the sofa not crashing & purpling the floor,
used to play the saxophone
and doesn’t love sexophone jokes
but also

How It Was When We Were photo
August 12, 2020 | Poetry

How It Was When We Were

Noah Stetzer

Jeff O told us that he and Brian H split after watching Chasing Amy...

Louisiana Dental photo
August 11, 2020 | Fiction

Louisiana Dental

Mik Grantham

 sat on my couch for twenty-four hours popping oxycontin while I watched a full season of Gilmore Girls. Lorelai and Rory were not on speaking terms and I missed my mom.

To Know Nothing of Rifles photo
August 11, 2020 | Nonfiction

To Know Nothing of Rifles

Caitlin Feldman

It doesn’t sit right anymore, so neither does he. But in the Brooklyn neighborhood where my mom grew up, he’d walk on his hands for an audience of Irish-Catholic children. Older now than he was then, they’re still in awe. 

City Music photo
August 11, 2020 | Jukebox Happy Hour

City Music

A.S. Coomer

My brother always comments on how big the sky is in my little stretch of western Kentucky. We crane our necks and peer at the sickle moon, the unblinking stars.

Half-Life photo
August 10, 2020 | Poetry

Half-Life

Sun Paik

If my father decided to do it...

the last time you wear a photo
August 9, 2020 | fucked up modern love essays

the last time you wear a

L Scully

There’s a picture of you at queer prom, in the photo booth, faces alight with total bliss.

New York Strange, vol. 6 photo
August 9, 2020 | New York Strange

New York Strange, vol. 6

Caits Meissner

Detailing photo
August 8, 2020 | My First...

Detailing

Alina Stefanescu

I removed an aluminum tab from my son's mouth and told my friend her eyebrows looked good. Her heart seemed full.

Fox Lake: A Photo Album photo
August 7, 2020 | Fiction

Fox Lake: A Photo Album

Lyndsie Manusos

Dad used to take pictures of us sleeping in the old Fox Lake house. Don’t call me crazy–I know you remember it, too. I can’t find proof, though.

Two Poems photo
August 7, 2020 | Poetry

Two Poems

Brad Casey

"Start This One in Bernie Sanders Voice" and "Probably I'm on Fire"

Wight photo
August 6, 2020 | Poetry

Wight

Mag Gabbert

the dictionary says living being...

Domesticated photo
August 6, 2020 | Nonfiction

Domesticated

Shannon St. Hilaire

The cops said this was legal if the cat was on his property.

Boris Yeltsin Roots through Your Pantry photo
August 5, 2020 | Fiction

Boris Yeltsin Roots through Your Pantry

Nora E. Derrington

One evening you come home to discover Boris Yeltsin standing in your kitchen.

I'm Going to Butcher This photo
August 5, 2020 | Poetry

I'm Going to Butcher This

Farah Ghafoor

a man stands on stage his cue cards flashing...

John Prine: A Tribute photo
August 4, 2020 | Jukebox Happy Hour

John Prine: A Tribute

Micah Ling

But John Prine was bigger than memory. John was never tainted. 

 

When I Say I Understand Why Gilbert Grape Burned His House Down photo
August 3, 2020 | Nonfiction

When I Say I Understand Why Gilbert Grape Burned His House Down

Stephanie C. Trott

I knew making him leave would be like pulling a turtle from its shell; we grew up thinking they were two different things, when really they were one.

Pacific Theater photo
August 3, 2020 | Fiction

Pacific Theater

Brett Stuckel

Twelve hours later, I surrendered to sleep at a rest stop.

The Dot photo
August 3, 2020 | Poetry

The Dot

Evan Nicholls

As planned, all this lying worked wonders for his confidence.

What Haunts Me photo
August 2, 2020 | fucked up modern love essays

What Haunts Me

Molly Magid

The text said: Hey! I think I just saw you cross the street (I’m in the red Prius). How are you?

2 Comics photo
August 2, 2020 | Comics

2 Comics

Emily Lewandowski

American Lake: The Answers photo
August 1, 2020 | Nonfiction

American Lake: The Answers

Dave Housley

Did your grandmother live not on a lake, but near? 
No but my Grandfather lived in Long Island, near the bay. My grandmother lived in Wisconsin. She was far away. She was the good one.