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The Birth Canal Was Easy

by Carl Santoro, posted 4 hours ago 2929 views11 comment22 favs

It was time.

In The Style Of The Ancients

by Chris Okum, posted 6 hours ago 2222 views11 comment11 fav



by Dark Venison, posted 9 hours ago 4545 views11 comment22 favs


Greater Fears of Flying

by Jerry Ratch, posted 10 hours ago 2323 views00 comments00 favs

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Pox Americana [Card #4: The Emperor (WORK-IN-PROGRESS — v.3)]

by Crabby McGrouchpants, posted 10 hours ago 2525 views00 comments00 favs

She hoped this meant something. The signs were with her.

Waiting, Softly Crooning

by James Claffey, posted 14 hours ago 102102 views55 comments55 favs

She sat adjacent to the bottle of Rioja, half-consumed, and as the week passed the dust settled on her like the faintest covering of snow.

While the Light Lasts

by Joani Reese, posted 15 hours ago 8989 views88 comments1111 favs

Smoke from bodies aflame tongues the strung moon;

First Shot (51)

by Mathew Paust, posted 16 hours ago 2727 views22 comments44 favs

Ex-Sen. Bartholomew "Bart Bullshit" Gladstone has just exited Blow's office. Blow and Mary go for a drive to discuss plot-thickening developments.

The Option Package

by Larry Strattner, posted 16 hours ago 4040 views22 comments22 favs

he felt like ranting about cars.

To Walk Backwards

by I. R. Thibodeau, posted 16 hours ago 7676 views11 comment22 favs

Tom wasn’t crying. A few snowflakes, the first of the season, flittered down and landed on Elizabeth’s new headstone, christening it. Tom didn’t have his topcoat, and he never buttoned his suit. He tried not to shiver. Lynn lifted her face from Tom’s c

Living in the Death Industry Could Kill You; The Q&A

by Peter Erich, posted 21 hours ago 5555 views22 comments11 fav

Q: Tell me briefly about how you got into the death industry.

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Place

by Con Chapman, posted 25 hours ago 4141 views33 comments11 fav

The first time ever I saw your place With furnishings of orange and blue--oo oo oo.


by R. K., posted 28 hours ago 5151 views99 comments77 favs


The Trials of Saint Agnes of Rhodes

by Kyle Hemmings, posted 30 hours ago 5656 views44 comments44 favs

Was she giving another virgin birth so Jesus wouldn't be lonely?

Together in Tuscany

by John Olson, posted 33 hours ago 4646 views22 comments22 favs

Here comes the bus. It’s going to Tuscany and is full of pronouns: he, she, me, you, it, them, us, we, and you again.

Induce Me

by Ylan Ha, posted 38 hours ago 5757 views22 comments22 favs

Life's a beach? A bitch? Same thing.

MoonEarth Collision: A Disaster Short Story

by Curtis Pierce, posted 45 hours ago 5050 views00 comments00 favs

Full MoonWhen the Vice President is informed of the impending apocalypse, the Renaissance man turned politician recalls a verse: The moon her magic be, big sad face of infinity. A former academic and University Chancellor, Vice President Jamison has…

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