Featured Poem/Story

Cotton-Candy Pink At the laundromat, I can hold my breath for half-an-hour.  I don’t know where one thought ends and another begins. Felicia has different colored wigs. One is cotton-candy [...]

Just Released

“Lucky Bullets” is in Vol. xii, No.12 (April, 2019) of Third Wednesday. “Pascal’s Wager in Orlando,” appears in Into the Void, April ,2019 “Desert Motel” [...]

But Not Always

Last night, the sky looked like a black lawn. I went to bed and had a fast dream. It might have meant something, I’m not sure.  It’s hard work salvaging scrap metal from flying bullets. I don’t [...]

The Truth About Love

Long ago, when music was rectangular, I was voted by my senior class “most likely to survive capital punishment.” Of course, there are many different kinds of love. Some are angry fun, others, a [...]

Suspicion

I had my doubts, so I followed myself around for a few days. Legally, I was within my rights. Like an angry mosquito, an invisible, persistent buzzing rang in my ears. It wouldn’t stop. Then I [...]

Census of the Dead

I’ve never been accused of the reckless abandonment of a body, although I have twice donated mine to science. If you listen carefully to the apparatus of the clouds, you’ll hear the sky [...]

No Tip

You left in July, and it was a pretty fast slide down the rung-less ladder, after that.  By January, the bank took back the house, and I was living in my station wagon and working part-time for [...]

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