Leon is Going To Die

by: Roger Gude A glimpse into a somber future, where a man sacrifices all he has for the one he loves… When Leon dies he is going…


“Sweat” & “Regret”

by: T.E. Cowell Two offerings of penetrative flash-fiction that make the case for possessing greater self-awareness and accountability in life… Sweat Sarah ran every morning except…



by: Tim Grutzmacher When a pair of misfit barflies convene to drown their sorrows, a deeper truth is unveiled… Darlene inhaled her shot. She absorbed it….

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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…

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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,…

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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….