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Non, Je ne regrette rien photo
February 28, 2021 | Rejected Modern Love Essay

Non, Je ne regrette rien

Virginia Konchan

... at Stereo, you never had to ask “where’s the love,” because it was everywhere, in everyone, even the atmosphere...

A Yellow Tulip photo
February 26, 2021 | Fiction

A Yellow Tulip

Nancy Freund

The moon came out, riding on a motorbike, his head hatted, silver-blue, attached.

Two Poems photo
February 26, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Shangyang Fang

"Utterance of a Folding Fan" and "Op. 64 in C#"

Rooms photo
February 25, 2021 | Nonfiction

Rooms

Riley Manning

“We found the calf box,” she tells your grandmother on the phone. “Not a scratch on it. Yeah, we found it in what used to be the living room.” 

Two Poems photo
February 25, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Gardner Dorton

"Three Boys" and "Phone Sex"

Petty photo
February 24, 2021 | Poetry

Petty

Kyle Carrero Lopez

Paying even one out of six subway swipes / still feels wrong...

Eating Away From Others photo
February 23, 2021 | Fiction

Eating Away From Others

Cameron Thomas Snyder

We compiled our snacks and made for the playhouse basement.

What It Means to Dream of A Thief photo
February 23, 2021 | Nonfiction

What It Means to Dream of A Thief

Jessica Ripka

The story has hit an obstacle or maybe a dead end. It’s not a dead end, exactly, but it is an overdrawn bank account.

Two Poems photo
February 22, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Julia Edwards

"Peak Inertia" and "You don't know if you should laugh at my poems"

On a Layover in Brooklyn photo
February 21, 2021 | Rejected Modern Love Essay

On a Layover in Brooklyn

Silas Jones

He had a Camel Blue, a glass of sweet white wine, just like last time. It’s about 20 degrees cooler than it was then. I think I am wearing the same outfit; shitty, baggy, innocuous jeans.

The Antagonizer photo
February 19, 2021 | Fiction

The Antagonizer

Gardner Mounce

Fuck you.

Plant List photo
February 18, 2021 | Fiction

Plant List

Gabrielle Griffis

Holly had a list of endangered plants.

ode to the state that raised me, or: when people ask where I’m from and I tell them Jersey and they say oh I’m sorry and think it’s funny, I want to punch them in the throat photo
February 18, 2021 | Nonfiction

ode to the state that raised me, or: when people ask where I’m from and I tell them Jersey and they say oh I’m sorry and think it’s funny, I want to punch them in the throat

Laura Winberry

As a pack, my Korean-Italian-American cousins and I were little foul-mouthed figurines made of compressed carbon and steam. On their own, they knew how to stand.

Soda Fountain photo
February 17, 2021 | Poetry

Soda Fountain

Janelle Cordero

On my first job I worked for a woman named Jeanie who owned a soda fountain, thrift store, and tavern. I worked at the soda fountain fixing milk shakes and simple sandwiches for the few customers that

Praiseworthy photo
February 16, 2021 | Nonfiction

Praiseworthy

Nicole McCarthy

An octopus can spend almost a year of her life hiding and hunting, turning shells into shields or floating through endless forests of kelp. They can dream, too.

Our relationship as embrace b/w Icarus & light photo
February 15, 2021 | Poetry

Our relationship as embrace b/w Icarus & light

Samantha Fain

the sun sees Icarus & tries to shift...

A  Love Letter,  Too  Late photo
February 14, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays

A  Love Letter,  Too  Late

Rhiannon Jones

I  tried  several  times  to  break  up  with  him.  He  said  things  like,  ‘Don’t  do  this  to  me’,  and,  ‘I  don’t  want  to  be  alone’.  I  think  he  thought  I  was  cruel ...

Winter Dance Party photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

Winter Dance Party

Brett Biebel

I never kissed another man, but I danced for one once.

The Nest That Came with the Third-Floor Apartment photo
February 14, 2021 |

The Nest That Came with the Third-Floor Apartment

Taylor Kirby

We learned how to live together more slowly than we learned how to live with the swallows.

The Barber photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

The Barber

Marisela Navarro

“Are you open?” "For you, yes."

Baby Cakes photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

Baby Cakes

Jon Stuart Peterson

“Baby Cakes.” I don’t think she has ever called me that.

A Lesbian's Guide to Cave Exploration photo
February 14, 2021 | Fiction

A Lesbian's Guide to Cave Exploration

Maggie Cooper

There is nothing, Lois says, gayer than spelunking.

Three Poems photo
February 12, 2021 | Poetry

Three Poems

Matt Mitchell

"signals," "stars," and "notes"

Reign in Bliss photo
February 11, 2021 | Fiction

Reign in Bliss

Crow Jonah Norlander

He wondered, "What if I never get out of the shower?" and just like that he never did.

Say It With Your Chest photo
February 11, 2021 | Nonfiction

Say It With Your Chest

Kara Knickerbocker

When I get home, back to this one bedroom I’ve bled, cried, and danced in, I Google what it means if you see a dead bird. I’m not superstitious, but I’ve seen at least five on my walk this evening.

Zoom Ballets photo
February 10, 2021 | Poetry

Zoom Ballets

Ariana Kelly

I had someone once. He spoke the Queen’s English, lived in a house built by timber hewn from his property. We were layman lovers, easily able to make cracks about the poverty of the crescent moon but

Ambivalence photo
February 10, 2021 | Nonfiction

Ambivalence

Emily Lake Hansen

Your greatest fear in life: to wind up like your mother. And yet, here you are, 34 and suddenly bisexual.

Refreshments at the Execution photo
February 9, 2021 | Fiction

Refreshments at the Execution

Will Kelly

Four opted for the coffee and three chose the water.

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 7: "Mud" photo
February 8, 2021 | Fiction

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 7: "Mud"

Josh Sippie

Being able to walk in a straight line is not something Yoda had ever taught himself to appreciate. The sidewalks on Coruscant, on Alderaan, even on Kashyyyk, they took the user where they wanted to go...

Ode to Cigarettes photo
February 8, 2021 | Poetry

Ode to Cigarettes

Brett Hanley

I know in heaven they are unlimited and free...