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Three Poems by C.C. Russell

by: C.C. Russell For C.C. Russell, poems are incantations. Utilizing both keen description and contemplative distance, they enact the pathos and wonder of lived experience shot through with…

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Soon We Will

by: Jill Twist What we speak are words, but are they not sounds first? A short story about digging down to one’s core to find the simple beauty…

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Keep Austin Weird

by: David A.F. Sweet A wild romp through Austin, Texas, with a tour guide forty-four years in the making… The only way to be introduced…

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The Shadow of Development

by: Rita Sinorita Fierro A journey to a place suspended in time. An island that calls into question the merits of an efficiency-driven society… “Not to…

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Four Poems by Kostas Anagnopoulos

by: Kostas Anagnopoulos These poems by Kostas Anagnopoulos open us to our capricious impermanence, the way it’s always one thing after another: perception, dream, thought, word,…

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Two Flashes: Stare & Trash

by: T.E. Cowell Two offerings of flash fiction that unearth joy in the simplest of things… Stare When I’m bored or just feeling particularly antsy or…

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Three Poems by Allison Cobb

by: Allison Cobb Allison Cobb’s poems proceed with a meditative caution, calling out the soporific forgetfulness that constantly threatens our desire to remain awake. In doing…

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Nigger to Nigger

by: Frederick Foote “No matter how much whites and blacks despise the idea of the Nigger and the word itself, the use of the word…

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Three Poems by Pat Smith

by: Pat Smith Reading Pat Smith’s poetry is like overhearing an uncomfortable chat between our hypnagogic consciousnesses and our public selves: “…Who are we but…

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I Found Love Once

by: Sarah Fader I found you and you found me and that means something…   I found love once. It was 5000 miles away from…