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Three Stories  photo
November 14, 2018 | Fiction

Three Stories 

Tom Laplaige

funny how the stars line up.

Glitter Spill and Devil Bird photo
November 14, 2018 | Poetry

Glitter Spill and Devil Bird

Britton Andrews

It was supposed to be
a joyous thing

Sleepovers photo
November 13, 2018 | Fiction

Sleepovers

Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

She tore off pieces and kept them in her mouth.

Illuminated photo
November 13, 2018 | Nonfiction

Illuminated

Michelle Chikaonda

It happened at a small party I’d planned at a nightclub in the meatpacking district.

Orthodontics photo
November 12, 2018 | Fiction

Orthodontics

 Troy James Weaver

He was taking swigs out of a bottle of Listerine.

Twenty Plays photo
November 12, 2018 | Poetry

Twenty Plays

Brittany Ackerman

1.  My ex-boyfriend got engaged to a girl less than a year after he broke up with me.  We had dinner with her once.  She was a family friend.  She wore hoop earrings and looked like a worst-case scenario Mila Kunis.  I hated her but I didn't know why yet.

In The Aftermath photo
November 9, 2018 | Poetry

In The Aftermath

William A. Greenfield

Via some prophecy, my son has
reached one half my chronological
age. And there are so many things

he can tell me: when The Macho... more

Observer photo
November 9, 2018 | Nonfiction

Observer

Vanessa Wang

From the shadow of an oak tree.

Five Stories photo
November 9, 2018 | Fiction

Five Stories

Robert Vaughan

Every time they go-cart raced, she beat the living crap out of him.

Holy Water photo
November 8, 2018 | Fiction

Holy Water

Nathan Thomas

Although I guess it really started on Saturday morning.

A Good And Simple Life photo
November 7, 2018 | Fiction

A Good And Simple Life

Oliver Zarandi

The Boy was born poor and continued to be poor.

"Alive" photo
November 6, 2018 | Nonfiction

"Alive"

Jacqueline Kirkpatrick

If not for “Alive,” I’d be dead. 

The Ass is a Hole Where The Light Gets In  photo
November 6, 2018 | Fiction

The Ass is a Hole Where The Light Gets In 

Jon Lindsey

This is a meaningful story about the intestinal parasite I picked up while living in Salt Lake City, in Ted Bundy’s house. 

A Story To Spit On photo
November 5, 2018 | Fiction

A Story To Spit On

Sebastian Castillo

A bald eagle was shot directly above my head, mid-flight, and its feathers rested gently on my scalp for the rest of geological time.

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Wendy’s photo
November 5, 2018 | Poetry

Chain Restaurants, Reviewed by Poems: Wendy’s

Danny Caine

On the way to T’s childhood Wendy’s I tell her
about mine, a Fancy Wendy’s, with a salad bar,
rooms, tin... more

All Our Italian Friends Are Dead photo
November 2, 2018 | Fiction

All Our Italian Friends Are Dead

Fawzy Zablah

I was so broke I went to see my mother.

The Bird of Love and Loyalty photo
November 2, 2018 | Nonfiction

The Bird of Love and Loyalty

William Lychack

Nothing would deter us.

Merchandiser photo
November 1, 2018 | Fiction

Merchandiser

Derick Dupre

Esther rises and pulls the cord and moves to the front of the bus, whereupon it brakes and kneels.

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.

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 ... 

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.

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.