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Where Is My Haka? photo
June 22, 2021 | Nonfiction

Where Is My Haka?

Janet Rodriguez

After we finish doing the dinner dishes together, Mario heads into the living room and picks up the remote control.

“Guess what?” he says, turning on the TV. “New Zealand is playing England in

The Tulips photo
June 22, 2021 | Poetry

The Tulips

Emily Brown

become translucent as they die...

Two Poems photo
June 21, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Spencer Silverthorne

"Silverado Crush" and "This Is How You Throw a Party in Mykonos, Bitch"

Sphere photo
June 20, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays

Sphere

Iva Moore

I saw into the face tattooed on his thigh and thought, I am not afraid.

Three Poems photo
June 18, 2021 | Poetry

Three Poems

Laci Mosier

"Smile!," "The Finest," and "The Young"

Untethered photo
June 18, 2021 | Nonfiction

Untethered

Rachel Greenley

A robot took my uterus. Left my ovaries behind.

Showgirls (1995) photo
June 17, 2021 | Nonfiction

Showgirls (1995)

Milo R. Muise

When attempting to convince a group of friends to watch the 1995 film Showgirls, I compare it to the more recent Hustlers, but where Hustlers is invested in empowerment, Showgirls is invested in

Two Poems photo
June 17, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Khalisa Rae

"The First Time I Called Myself His Girl" and "You Google Drive-Thru Margaritas"

Bill Murray Solves Recycling photo
June 16, 2021 | Fiction

Bill Murray Solves Recycling

Robbie Maakestad

Bill Murray ponders a six-pack before writing once more.

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 8: "Water" photo
June 16, 2021 | Fiction

Today on Dagobah, Ep. 8: "Water"

Josh Sippie

Yoda’s thirst provided more difficult than anything he had faced on the planet before. He did not have running water, and couldn’t just pop down to Pel’Kiha’s Corner Store anymore.

Two Poems photo
June 15, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Em Brill

"commandment" and "do i miss you? that's none of my business"

Listen To Track #10 photo
June 14, 2021 | Nonfiction

Listen To Track #10

Shome Dasgupta

Aaliyah
Dr. Dolittle Soundtrack 
Track #3

Damn. This was the song—the song we danced to in perfect rhythm with each other. No words—just movement, and it was all in our shoulders. I never saw the

The Conversation photo
June 14, 2021 | Poetry

The Conversation

Delilah Silberman

There was a time I had a flower in my mouth...

Every time I smell chlorine I think I’m in a brothel photo
June 13, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays

Every time I smell chlorine I think I’m in a brothel

Rupert Taylor

Going to work after you’ve been on an meth bender in a brothel is not a good idea,

Making Weight (pt. 6) photo
June 13, 2021 | Sunday Comics

Making Weight (pt. 6)

Denny Connolly

Previously on...
Part 5  ||  Part 4  ||  Part 3  ||  Part 2  ||  Part 1  ||  Prologue

 

 

Two Poems photo
June 11, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Will Mountain Cox

"Splendido Splendente" and "Salt and Pepper or Salt and Vinegar"

The Dragon photo
June 10, 2021 | Nonfiction

The Dragon

Jiordan Castle

Melanie is my yoga instructor. Sometimes she’s pregnant, other times not. Her voice is soothing in a way that would annoy me under other circumstances, like a preschool teacher without a preschool

The Martian photo
June 10, 2021 | Poetry

The Martian

Chester Wilson III

I've got the alien walk down...

Poetry photo
June 9, 2021 | Poetry

Poetry

Joel Kim Booster

You make me want to write bad poetry...

Have You Heard From Our Assassin? photo
June 9, 2021 | Fiction

Have You Heard From Our Assassin?

Josh Bell

I ask because, of course, I haven’t heard from our assassin.

The Sweet Things We Shared photo
June 9, 2021 | Nonfiction

The Sweet Things We Shared

Serena Alagappan

Sangria at a soup shop. Pieces of peach and apple in the wine. The skin of the fruits unpeeled in my mouth. Sangria even though it was winter, early evening, cold and already dark out. Goblet-sized,

Two Poems photo
June 8, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

KB

"Elon Musk Is Moving to Austin" and "Good Joy"

Rape Feelings in Eight Phases photo
June 8, 2021 | Nonfiction

Rape Feelings in Eight Phases

Amber L. Carpenter

It’s a Tuesday at 3 pm, which means it’s time for my therapist to remind me that I am a victim of a violent crime.

if you were my ex i’d simply rebound photo
June 7, 2021 | Poetry

if you were my ex i’d simply rebound

Selena Cotte

"sorry to ping / i just want to know who was too good for who..."

Two Shorts photo
June 7, 2021 | Nonfiction

Two Shorts

Heather Domenicis

The house on Olean street stands as it once did, a formerly bright white house, the sidings been torn off, revealing dark greenish-black shingles. This house, the black sheep of the neighborhood.

Sunshine & Triple Antibiotic photo
June 6, 2021 | fucked up modern love essays

Sunshine & Triple Antibiotic

Janna Jay

My father locked his children up in a house for years for fear that they would die of pesticides from plants. More than that, we were locked in our rooms with a gate.

La Misión photo
June 4, 2021 | Fiction

La Misión

Olivia Peña

It was a sidewalk funeral.

Two Poems photo
June 4, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Jill McDonough

"High School Kids and Gonorrhea" and "Bearclaw Asshole"

Wild Plotlines photo
June 4, 2021 | Nonfiction

Wild Plotlines

Jane Halpert

There’s a story my father used to tell from his days as an ER resident. An old lady showed up for care, and when he asked her what had brought her in, she calmly raised a hand, showing him her palm. It was pierced straight through with a long darning needle.

Two Poems photo
June 3, 2021 | Poetry

Two Poems

Han Hamid

"Get Low" and "Fire"