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Early October photo
June 30, 2016 | Fiction

Early October

Haley Morton

There is an eerie glow to the hollowness of bark that has been stripped of its leaves and fruit

What Is Not the Moon Will Only Make You Farther photo
June 29, 2016 | Nonfiction

What Is Not the Moon Will Only Make You Farther

Ali Rachel Pearl

I try to turn everything into a metaphor so I don’t have to face it straight on.

two poems photo
June 29, 2016 | Poetry

two poems

JDA Winslow

  believing in nothing listening to jazz cooking purple sprouting rituals evoking somelike the aspirations of the... more

Two Poems photo
June 28, 2016 | Poetry

Two Poems

Emily Sipiora

please alert The

Paris Review that this wrenching November

is truly the cruelest month of all.

All Of These Scenes Are Harshly Lit photo
June 28, 2016 | Fiction

All Of These Scenes Are Harshly Lit

Michael Schuck

When was the last time she ran? At all? As a real kid in bare feet in grass at her grandparents’ house.

The Worlds I Destroy photo
June 27, 2016 | Fiction

The Worlds I Destroy

Taylor Bostick

At least I was alone, I tell myself. There’s no one to miss the worlds I destroy but me.

4 Poems photo
June 24, 2016 | Poetry

4 Poems

Lydia Hounat

the drugs didn’t wear off,
the guy she wants to get in bed
                                doesn’t really care.

when she was 6 she’d never touch cigarettes,
                                but drugs made her slip

Nightmares photo
June 24, 2016 | Comics

Nightmares

Annalise Mabe

He was a shadow, "A black braid of smoke" as Simic would say. No. That's too pretty.

2 Poems photo
June 23, 2016 | Poetry

2 Poems

Wendy C. Ortiz

washing the wound
in beer and poetry

Chicharones photo
June 23, 2016 | Fiction

Chicharones

Herve Comeau

She has a pliant diction, and always after speaking to her mother her accent takes on the squished together sing-song of Spanish. When I... more

Reliable  photo
June 22, 2016 | Fiction

Reliable 

Acquanetta M. Sproule

I call him “Morty” and he’s one of my most consistent companions.

Each morning when I wake, he whispers:  “Today, you die.”

People Resent You For It photo
June 22, 2016 | Fiction

People Resent You For It

Ardith Bravenec

Look, you smile too much or too little, both at the wrong times, and people don’t like you.  

5 Poems photo
June 21, 2016 | Poetry

5 Poems

Hanna Mangold

Yellow 1 & 2 I will no longer keep you; I will remember you yellow you have a beautiful yellow ache, a scarf made of heavy... more

from [ ] photo
June 21, 2016 | Nonfiction

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Alexis Pope

Things to remember:

Ghost Deer, Ohio

Ray St. Ray

LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD photo
June 20, 2016 | movie reviews

LO AND BEHOLD, REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD

Sean Kilpatrick

Not every cry is a cry for help.

A Giant Cat Poem photo
June 20, 2016 | Poetry

A Giant Cat Poem

Noah Cicero

  There is not one song in my YouTube  favorites  sad enough to endure this night wearing my... more

The Getaway photo
June 18, 2016 | Jukebox Happy Hour

The Getaway

Micah Ling

There’s maybe nothing more fitting

 
THE LOBSTER photo
June 17, 2016 | movie reviews

THE LOBSTER

Sean Kilpatrick

A sponsorship for every spree.

My Life as Dad photo
June 17, 2016 | Comics

My Life as Dad

Peter Witte

I don't like the shirt you're wearing.
That's no reason to call me stupid.

i can't watch tv anymore ever basically photo
June 17, 2016 | Poetry

i can't watch tv anymore ever basically

Paige Allen

the cat and i are watching HBO pretending time passes much faster than it does like how this guy has... more

Socrates and The Common Cuckoo photo
June 16, 2016 | Fiction

Socrates and The Common Cuckoo

Roz Ray

You know you’re in the shit when you’re looking to fortune cookies for encouragement

SEARCHING FOR PETCO photo
June 15, 2016 | Poetry

SEARCHING FOR PETCO

Skylar Moore

  For three days, I drive the city in search of PetCo. Day one, I tell myself that PetCo will be easy to find. I... more

How To Fall In Love photo
June 14, 2016 | Fiction

How To Fall In Love

Emily Lackey

Sign up for Match.com. You’ve heard it works. You’ve heard for one out of every three marriages, the couple meets online.

An Offertory, on a Small Court photo
June 13, 2016 | Poetry

An Offertory, on a Small Court

Julia Dixon Evans

We turned off the game and drove to the mountains, a dead dog in the backseat

Daughter of Wands: Notes on Hilda Doolittle, Tarot, and the Spiritual Marketplace  photo
June 13, 2016 | Nonfiction

Daughter of Wands: Notes on Hilda Doolittle, Tarot, and the Spiritual Marketplace 

Rebecca van Laer

The walls, statues, and shrines of the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum are covered in offerings to the spirits—or loa—represented within. Plaques have pennies and dimes resting on their frames; there is a wishing stump filled with dollar bills. And there is lip-gloss everywhere.

two poems photo
June 10, 2016 | Poetry

two poems

Alana Folsom

 

 

On Not Going for a Beer photo
June 9, 2016 | Fiction

On Not Going for a Beer

Hannah Dow

And she doesn’t know a word of German, except “bier.”

ATMOSPHERE photo
June 8, 2016 | Poetry

ATMOSPHERE

Philip Dinolfo

  One day I came across an inverted map of the Western Hemisphere. Cape Horn was in Alaska's usual position. I felt very... more

Finding Your Place Via Place: an Interview with Zachary Tyler Vickers photo
June 8, 2016 | Interview

Finding Your Place Via Place: an Interview with Zachary Tyler Vickers

Zachary Tyler Vickers & Pat Siebel

Likely I’ll fail to properly introduce Zachary Tyler Vickers’... more

all gods & mysteries photo
June 7, 2016 | Poetry

all gods & mysteries

Aran Donovan

  love becoming, like an apple, this requires time, starred blossom, then summer, the attention of bees, grown... more