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To The Princesses I've Broken photo
October 31, 2018 | Nonfiction

To The Princesses I've Broken

Chelsea Sheneman

From The Happiest Place On Earth

The Cure.  photo
October 30, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour

The Cure. 

Lauren Grabowski

It took a month of working together for Luke to start talking to me.

spell for electron microscopes photo
October 30, 2018 | Poetry

spell for electron microscopes

Maya Jewell Zeller

spell for electron microscopes/ for silicate minerals & landfills

 

if my friends say you are a cell tower... more

Touching Strangers photo
October 29, 2018 | Nonfiction

Touching Strangers

Tamara Adelman

The door is open, I said, just come in.

Doors photo
October 29, 2018 | Fiction

Doors

Zac Smith

Susan bought a gun that shot doors into things. The doors were small and led to incredible places.

After the Call about My Dad’s House Burning Down photo
October 26, 2018 | Nonfiction

After the Call about My Dad’s House Burning Down

Guy Choate

Liz and I sit up with a start.

Driving Through Colorado, Listening to the Radio, Thinking of My Father Again photo
October 26, 2018 | Poetry

Driving Through Colorado, Listening to the Radio, Thinking of My Father Again

Sophie Klahr

Well look, the radio says ... 

My Mother Left Me photo
October 26, 2018 | Nonfiction

My Mother Left Me

Anastasia Selby

An envelope with my name on it, xoxo.

We Get Pregnant photo
October 25, 2018 | Fiction

We Get Pregnant

Diana Clarke

We receive phone calls inviting us to the ocean, (a beach day!) but of course we can no longer fit in the sea. We are too big for open waters.

Autopsy photo
October 24, 2018 | Nonfiction

Autopsy

Whitney Lee

We met in the pathology suite ––me the medical student––you the corpse.

Abigail photo
October 23, 2018 | Nonfiction

Abigail

Ryan Kim

We had a crab dinner at my uncle’s that night.

Automatic For The People photo
October 23, 2018 | Jukebox Happy Hour

Automatic For The People

Andrew M. Howard

I’ve bought more used Automatic for the People CDs than I can count.

Construction of a Last Ditch Garden photo
October 22, 2018 | Fiction

Construction of a Last Ditch Garden

Devan Collins Del Conte

One day, recognize your malformed loneliness like a tumor in your throat.

Four poems photo
October 22, 2018 | Poetry

Four poems

Lauren Stroh

TO LOUISIANA

I cry because of
how much time
we lost of my childhood
not singing in the front... more

Things That Would Make Amazing Metaphors But I'm Not Sure What For photo
October 21, 2018 | Sunday Comics

Things That Would Make Amazing Metaphors But I'm Not Sure What For

Aubrey Hirsch

99% of the bananas we find in grocery stores are genetically identical.

Notes On Scarring photo
October 19, 2018 | Nonfiction

Notes On Scarring

Jonathan Gleason

The first thing I realized was that my legs weren’t broken.

For A Small Donation This Woven Basket Can Be Yours photo
October 19, 2018 | Fiction

For A Small Donation This Woven Basket Can Be Yours

Jared Shaffer

Welcome. Please don’t take my talking as an assault to your personhood. 

It's Just A Flower photo
October 18, 2018 | Fiction

It's Just A Flower

Olivia Gunning

“We need a gift that’s really her,” I said. “Really Sophia.”

“Could you define her?”

“A truly independent mind, a renovator, a cultivator.”

Three Poems photo
October 18, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Erika Walsh

Treat

I want to be rewarded for my good thoughts. My good purchase. I want free shipping. Gentle... more

The Day Morgan Freeman Nearly Crashed Into Our House photo
October 17, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Day Morgan Freeman Nearly Crashed Into Our House

Sarah E. Ruhlen

I flipped on the lights, turned up the furnace, and cranked some Stevie Wonder.

three poems photo
October 16, 2018 | Poetry

three poems

Isaac Ginsberg Miller

Cosmogony

In January the birds awakened mid-
flight. In February the bats left
their cave and we... more

Orangeville photo
October 16, 2018 | Fiction

Orangeville

William Squirrell

Since they had moved to Orangeville, Trudy found she could no longer distinguish Kevin from other men.

The Collapse of Bee Colonies photo
October 15, 2018 | Fiction

The Collapse of Bee Colonies

Meg Pokrass

On the morning of my sixteenth birthday I made a list of stuff I didn't believe in anymore.

Silence Is Its Own Reward photo
October 12, 2018 | Fiction

Silence Is Its Own Reward

Greg Welch

“It was misery, real misery. But, Doc keeps telling me I’m all clear, so I ain’t going to argue with him.”

Five poems photo
October 12, 2018 | Poetry

Five poems

Alyse Knorr

scare tactics

I grew hands by the dozen
I was a generalized reaching
clasping monster it was
not... more

Advice to Someone Listening to Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days” photo
October 11, 2018 | Fiction

Advice to Someone Listening to Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days”

Mark Johnson

"What am I supposed to do?"

Hinterland Transmissions: SUMAC, Dälek and Infernal Coil photo
October 10, 2018 | Dispatches

Hinterland Transmissions: SUMAC, Dälek and Infernal Coil

Steve Anwyll

And christ it's gonna be hot inside the tiny bar where SUMAC is playing tonight. I should've stayed home. Like I always do. An old man on his couch.

Three Poems photo
October 10, 2018 | Poetry

Three Poems

Alex Vigue

Poem from the perspective of Sasha Velour’s rose petals during her lip sync performance of Whitney... more

Public Comment photo
October 10, 2018 | Fiction

Public Comment

Lee Matalone

i know it’s not something you really need to hear—i’m just one of many fans—but can I just take the opportunity on this comments section to say, i really love how you brush your hair

Jesus Says Come As You Are photo
October 9, 2018 | Fiction

Jesus Says Come As You Are

Amy Stuber

Wear the T-shirt that says “Sparkle for the Lord” in glitter instead of the one with the monster truck that you hide in your camp trunk.