Two Poems – Jackson Dickert

Scene From the Psychiatric Ward Ending With an Admission “To fear love is to fear life, and those whose fear life are already three parts dead.” – Anton Chekhov There was this woman at The hospital who looked at lot Like my grandma. She wasn’t In my ward but I could see her Pacing back […]

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Made of Glass – Vanessa Maki

  i live in a constant state of fragility one wrong move could break me in half   yet i live and breath destruction inhale/no exhale/inhale/no exhale i mingle with it it throws rationality out the window i let it wrap its arms around me like a lover let it lick along my jaw then […]

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Thinking About WW3 Behind the Dumpster at Work – Blake Middleton and Alex Otte

You’re at work. You work in a restaurant. You’re an idiot and you work in a restaurant. You’re a food-runner because food-running is for idiots, and you’re an idiot. You’ve worked in the same idiot-restaurant for five years because you’re a fucking idiot. You pick up a plate of meatloaf. The meatloaf doesn’t look okay […]

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The Figuration of Miss Hook – Troy James Weaver

  I saw a woman with no arms, no legs, and no hair, he says, barely even had a face. She drinks in breaths of air, cools her fevered temples with a tepid rag, listening. It was something, he says. She was at the gas station with a kid, maybe twelve years old, who was […]

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