drugs and alcohol

Drugs & Alcohol

by: T.E. Cowell “It’s sad, the way some of us live our lives, struggling just to get by day after day…” Sunday I get drunk…


The Trip

Words and photograph by: T.E. Cowell Guilt is often a vicious cycle, finding its way into the most joyful of experiences, as evidenced by a…



by: Thomas Elson The fallacy of change. When a new beginning marks the beginning of the end… Friday, February 19th, 1982. Berdan Daily Tribune – The Ninnescah…

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Shift Work

by: R. E Hengsterman “Apathy left the door wide open for me, and the third floor became my own personal playground. To which I took…


Where’s The Fire?

by: Tom Snethen A summer spent as a “Sleeper,” living out every boy’s childhood fantasy… Located where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean, Astoria, Oregon…

Reunion (Nicola Turola C)


by: William Lucas When a ghost from the past shows up at a high school reunion, it threatens to change not only those in attendance,…

Anxiety (Kyle Thompson)

How It Starts, Sick and Tired, & Anxiety

by: T.E. Cowell Three pieces of flash-fiction that expose the ways in which worry and self-doubt can cripple ambition… How It Starts I haven’t been outside once today….



by: Frederick Foote Laboring to become as thin, as weightless, and as quiet as a shadow, to help guide into the world that what must…

A Man By

A Man Like Any Other

by: Meagan Maguire The deep disconnect that exists between the person the world sees you as, and the one you really are…. Almost anyone can…


Curious & Guidelines

by: T.E. Cowell Two offerings of flash-fiction, one that lays bare the inherent cost of curiosity, and another that exposes the cat and mouse game…