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Record II

by Chris Okum, posted 2 days ago 5555 views44 comments22 favs


it's fucked up time

by Tim Young, posted 4 days ago 7070 views99 comments66 favs

it's fucked up time daylight fades into breezes on porch

Robots Don't Want to be Evil,

by Darryl Price, posted 5 days ago 103103 views44 comments33 favs

they just are. Some are metal, thisis true, but most of the ones Isee are flesh and bone. Robots are made out of millions of tiny flying robots. They do seem to pass around a lot of useless junk on their wires and pulleys. The fleshy ones deal…

I Must Want it. No, I Must Need It.

by Carl Santoro, posted May 14, 2022 118118 views66 comments66 favs

She rubs her head into mine...

On the Deeper Slants of the Universe

by Sam Rasnake, posted May 13, 2022 181181 views1010 comments99 favs

Everything makes sense.


by Phillis Ideal, posted May 08, 2022 105105 views44 comments44 favs

I rang the doorbell. Claire opened the door, wearing jeans and a T-shirt. I opened my arms to give her a big hug. She stiffened and pulled away. Stunned, my lips parted, but I couldn’t think of a single word to say. Ideal, Phillis. ”Broken”, Pure

The C.I.A. is trying to kill my GRANDMOTHER!!!

by Smiley McGrouchpants Jr., posted May 06, 2022 127127 views44 comments33 favs

Don't forget to fuck me. Blow me. Suck me. Don't forget to fuck me. [REPEAT 2X]

when we danced

by Kitty Boots, posted May 06, 2022 138138 views1414 comments88 favs

and we held each other close, both smelling of the beach

Who Was This Guy

by John Olson, posted May 05, 2022 139139 views44 comments44 favs

Luke and Diane sat at a round white table looking around the room. There were clusters of people forming an archipelago of cordial exchange and small talk. All but a few were strangers, friends and family of his sister-in-law Mary, now a widow, though the word sounded…

Going Home: 1937

by David Ackley, posted May 05, 2022 116116 views99 comments55 favs

yeah time travel

Гумилёв и Ахматова via странников

by strannikov, posted May 03, 2022 146146 views99 comments88 favs

Walking down an unfamiliar street, / I heard a sudden caw of crows, / some thunder afar, strums of a lute— / a streetcar came flying along.

In Quietude

by Iain James Robb, posted May 02, 2022 129129 views44 comments22 favs

For Algernon Afloat, on tidal difference's separated songs Let nothing spare her mention, still belongs That sterile tone mismissioned to my ear What love's illusion balanced most when throngs Of hummingbirds advanced, methinks, to hear…

April Haiku

by Gary Hardaway, posted May 01, 2022 187187 views1919 comments1010 favs

A sardonic moon/ surveys our plight and cackles.

The Musk of Civilization

by Joani Reese, posted Apr 26, 2022 213213 views88 comments88 favs

He bought his zillion-dollar megaphone,

A Message in Red-Brown Style

by stephen hastings-king, posted Apr 25, 2022 179179 views33 comments22 favs

The important thing is to repeat the keyword

The poplar

by Erika Byrne-Ludwig, posted Apr 25, 2022 163163 views1414 comments88 favs

Sometimes we hurt ourselves, we scratch ourselves, we bleed — for a simple joy... All I wanted to do was to find the poplar again — the tree of my young arms, of my budding breasts. My fingers used to circle around its bold and vigorous waist, but in the…

Apocalypse in G # Minor

by James Lloyd Davis, posted Apr 23, 2022 180180 views1010 comments1111 favs

"What's it like?" Like everything else. We all do it, so how bad could it be?

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