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The World of Willy Gregg

by James Lloyd Davis, posted 17 hours ago 4848 views00 comments00 favs

Death threats? Just another mumbling day in the world of Willy Gregg.

Falling Slowly

by Amantine B, posted 25 hours ago 5555 views00 comments00 favs

Falling Slowly is in its essence about loss, in many of its guises and what it does and how we unravel or gather back into ourselves as we're swept into its aftermath, and still, how for all that pain, we seldom lose touch with our desire for love and con

O'Hare International Peoplewalk Tunnel

by Ed Higgins, posted 4 days ago 6464 views22 comments22 favs

At step blinding speed we all alight somewhere in the world

It Was (Chapter One)

by Darryl Price, posted 4 days ago 6262 views11 comment11 fav

getting late and the dangling light left on in the bathroom was beginning to annoy me, so I took a drink of the good cheap stuff I keep in the bottom desk drawer for such lousy occasions, closed my eyes, and rubbed the back of my sore neck. If something…


by Tim Young, posted 6 days ago 7878 views11 comment11 fav

The candles and my brain flame like a torch


by Gary Hardaway, posted 6 days ago 128128 views77 comments44 favs

Unless we see it, probe it, Name it, star by star, and feel This awful, tenuous gratitude.

Just Another Plebian — Err, Philistine!

by Christopher J. Slimeball-McNugget, posted Nov 08, 2021 178178 views22 comments11 fav

I hate your guts.

substance shadow spirit

by strannikov, posted Nov 08, 2021 183183 views44 comments33 favs

ride crests and troughs of ceaseless change, / without delight but without fear, / and once it’s time to leave, then simply go, / without regret, with no unseemly fuss.

Jimbo’s Wish

by Kyle Hemmings, posted Nov 07, 2021 201201 views88 comments55 favs

growing up fumbling for excuses your fingers, clumsy littlepads of flesh you don't recognize a scatter plot of acnethat won't erase by mirrorwhy this scene doesn't workkissing the detachable lips of bobby-soxed methodgirlswho keep…

God Works Out of A Home Office

by Carl Santoro, posted Nov 07, 2021 214214 views55 comments55 favs

with binoculars neighbor reads screen text:

Soulspring, by Norman Klein.

by David Ackley, posted Nov 06, 2021 149149 views88 comments55 favs

The call came...

Head Eloquence

by Dianne McKnight-Warren, posted Nov 06, 2021 152152 views77 comments66 favs

You know I'm living in the past...


by Steven Gowin, posted Oct 21, 2021 242242 views44 comments44 favs

My wife went vegan.


by Emily Sparkles, posted Oct 19, 2021 241241 views44 comments44 favs


The Naked Shadows Inside Her Dress

by Jerry Ratch, posted Oct 12, 2021 259259 views66 comments44 favs

When the truth is spoken, we don’t know Where to look, as if we only know someone Has gotten away with something big Or stolen someone’s heart, knowing how easy It was, how fragile, how true to itself So open and weightless, without guile

The Supporting Oscars

by Todd Maupin, posted Oct 12, 2021 183183 views00 comments00 favs

Weekly game night for the Oscar Family. Winning is secondary.


by Michael Tusa, posted Oct 12, 2021 219219 views33 comments33 favs

I can’t hold a job I can’t hold a hammer

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