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February 6, 2020 | Nonfiction

Protection

Diana Whitney

I could not imagine the dark well of her grief. I wanted to pretend it had nothing to do with me. But I felt compelled to bear witness somehow.

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February 5, 2020 | Poetry

sorry for taking

Patrycja Humienik

so long to call back 
the first time the phone 
rang i was beneath a 
bridge when you rang 
again the roar of cars and 
cargo... more

The Last Time I Saw Zac Smith photo

February 5, 2020 | Fiction

The Last Time I Saw Zac Smith

Giacomo Pope

“When Zac started writing the poems, I didn’t think it would get to this.”

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February 4, 2020 | Nonfiction

After the Agony of Life 

Megan Williams

In the book Les Misérables, it is not raining while Eponine dies. She is simply bleeding so much that she believes it is raining. So saturated in blood that her brain belies reason.