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3 Seconds Till Uncertainty

by Jerry Ratch, posted 41 hours ago 6464 views11 comment11 fav

First they Dust off the bottom of the sky But then the clock gets stuck At 3 seconds till uncertainty Then they Dye the sunset clouds To make them more Transparent So as not to confuse The human mind With the stuff of uncommon Nostalgia

What I Learned About Death While Eating Dark Chocolate

by Ed Higgins, posted 41 hours ago 6565 views33 comments33 favs

85% extra dark cocoa:/biting into bitter darkness

Moon in Water

by Sam Rasnake, posted 2 days ago 120120 views66 comments55 favs


The Calculator

by W.R. Smith, posted 2 days ago 8484 views44 comments11 fav

Lizard armed himself with a pocket calculator at a tender age. He knew instinctively the need of some advantage in life. And, he slept that night with the brushed metal face of his newfound advantage held dearly to his breast. Dreams danced the light fantastic over pressing…

The Exit

by Christopher Bowen, posted 4 days ago 9797 views77 comments22 favs

“I need some help.”He circled the bed, motorized half-way upright, as the pressured air sank and rose, sank and rose, giving the patient oxygen. He was not awake, conscious maybe, but not awake.Jack pulled a wooden chair out from the small room desk and turned…

The Technicolour Hours

by Jowell Tan, posted 4 days ago 9494 views22 comments11 fav

The other night / I dreamt I was an astronaut


by Gary Percesepe, posted 4 days ago 107107 views1313 comments55 favs

Ignore for now the quotidian humiliations jacked-up recriminations specious allegations retorts & retaliations the batshit commentariat hurls

various verses

by strannikov, posted 4 days ago 8585 views77 comments66 favs

dew melts in the heat of the next field for work/astride steel trailers jolting with bales of hay . . . .

Philip and Gene

by David Ackley, posted 5 days ago 9595 views88 comments33 favs

Our lives are lived backward in memory...


by Mathew Paust, posted 5 days ago 9292 views1515 comments66 favs

A myriadation of tintinnabulation


by Gary Hardaway, posted 5 days ago 160160 views1616 comments1010 favs

We can apprehend beauty only/ by framing it with the photographic/ paper’s edge or the novel’s margins/ and bookends.

Arcana Magi Zero + Pure - c.9

by H-M Brown, posted 5 days ago 9898 views00 comments00 favs

Emi watched the Perez sisters show each other support. It brought back memories of Mayumi giving her support, even fighting for her.

Twilight, Nov. 07, 05:50am

by Lola E., posted Feb 10, 2018 112112 views66 comments44 favs

Light spreads its way across the sky like a drop of inkon dry cotton sheets:starts at one point and expandsas wind shufflesover bodies, seashoist your sailsand I'll throw this oneoverthe night can have itnowhear the waveshow they seem satisfiedwith their…


by Kitty Boots, posted Feb 10, 2018 118118 views99 comments88 favs

let it lie


by Katrina Dessavre, posted Feb 09, 2018 102102 views88 comments88 favs

The last one I tipped over the edge was just like all the others: fragile, pale, humming to himself as he sat on the ledge overlooking the gardens.

The Conversation

by Philip F. Clark, posted Feb 09, 2018 108108 views99 comments88 favs

Listening is loving. What is more erotic than these fathoms, skeins, words, roping tight the ardent ear.


by Veronica Purcell, posted Feb 09, 2018 122122 views11 comment11 fav

[組成] Sosei is Starmyu fan-fiction, which takes place a decade and so after Starmyu first season. Dorian Tsukigami (15) is a boy determined to succeed within Ayanagi's Composition Department by the power of his own musicality.

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    Thanks, Tim. Appreciate the ear, Ed.
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