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When You Love Someone

by Darryl Price, posted 31 hours ago 5050 views11 comment11 fav

you set the world in motion. When you lovesomeone you reset everything to now. When you love someone you forgive the world. Everything is possible. When you love someone it is time to go on home. When you love someone you're reborn as someone else…

More news, another fugue...

by Mathew Paust, posted 33 hours ago 5555 views22 comments22 favs

...he'd made a regrettable deal for Monkeydick long long ago, and the pain was deep, and it never went away.

Melody

by Chris Okum, posted 2 days ago 5555 views33 comments33 favs

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Love, your daughter

by Emily Sparkles, posted 2 days ago 5656 views88 comments66 favs

You gave me all of the power, and none of the power.

nestled in swirling chaos.

by Han Kondabalu, posted 3 days ago 6767 views33 comments33 favs

Both my Nana and my mother have blond hair…as a child I thought most women of European descent tended towards this color, this particular hue of straw, and threads of gold woven together. I had been somewhere as a nine year old, I was in the 4th grade and Laura…

A Tangled Web of Likes

by Todd Maupin, posted 4 days ago 6969 views22 comments00 favs

Liking up with the Joneses...

We didn’t read the news

by Neil McCarthy, posted 4 days ago 182182 views33 comments22 favs

I was at my usual booth, half a cold cappuccino in front of me, my daughter crawling over my lapin an attempt to crayon the paper I was reading.The man at the table across the floor looked like the prison warden…

EAT MY RUST

by aksania xenogrette, posted 5 days ago 9292 views11 comment11 fav

They hallucinate impossible realities achieved by acentrations of projected thought and planned daydreams into chemical reactions and transmission to such subjects symbolised by the signs in themselves the spinory grammar of excited electrons and whimsies

Things You Probably Should Know About New York City

by Jerry Ratch, posted 5 days ago 7070 views88 comments66 favs

It is a misdemeanor to fart in NYC churches. In 1857, toilet paper was invented by a man living in NYC. No one knows how long it took for the idea to fan out from there. God only knows why it took so long, or why NYC was at the epicenter of it all

Teacher

by James Claffey, posted 5 days ago 6565 views44 comments44 favs

Where are the wads of gum thumbed to the undersides of ancient desks, each crusted barnacle evidence of a bored teenager? Where are the pencils stuck in polystyrene ceiling tiles? Pacing the empty room, Zoom tiles like alphabetized gravestones to a lost year. Alone,…

Super Nova

by Joanne Jagoda, posted 6 days ago 7272 views22 comments22 favs

she brought solace to a broken country deeply in need of healing

excerpt from the drainmen

by RW Spryszak, posted 6 days ago 7373 views44 comments22 favs

The next morning I could see on waking we moved as if a killer in a fog as heavy as paint. No matter how long we traveled we could never get out from under it. Taking coffee from the porter who rolled his office down the aisle, I became obsessed with our position in the…

To the Inadvertent Misogynists in My Life

by Beate Sigriddaughter, posted Feb 18, 2021 8989 views77 comments66 favs

I am invisible.

The Collector Of Twilights

by John Olson, posted Feb 15, 2021 8888 views33 comments33 favs

I like to collect twilights. I fold them carefully and put them in my wallet. They fit neatly between the dollar bills that have a weird tendency to curl. This bugs me. I don't know why they do that. Something to do with the design of the wallet. But the twilights fit…

durations of flamenco

by strannikov, posted Feb 14, 2021 9393 views77 comments55 favs

thus is life conjured with music: human life / with human music human souls human earth, / hot souls the cherished fruit of the hot earth beneath.

Sushi Tango

by Marlan Warren, posted Feb 13, 2021 131131 views66 comments33 favs

"He was seriously flirting with you. All that free squid and shit! He never does that."

Threads

by Sam Rasnake, posted Feb 13, 2021 112112 views99 comments1010 favs

everything is change



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