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My wife went vegan.

Half the Words

by Darryl Price, posted 3 days ago 5656 views11 comment11 fav

"When the last tree has fallenAnd the rivers are poisonedYou cannot eat money, oh no"--Aurora"How many ears must one man have/ before he can hear people cry?"--Bob DylanWhy are you still running over there? When you knowit's all happening over here? Something…


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The Naked Shadows Inside Her Dress

by Jerry Ratch, posted Oct 12, 2021 119119 views55 comments33 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 8585 views00 comments00 favs

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


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

Before She Gets into the Car

by Beate Sigriddaughter, posted Oct 11, 2021 132132 views88 comments77 favs

His white shirt gleams

How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb #7

by James Claffey, posted Oct 10, 2021 126126 views33 comments33 favs

This is no time for those of a religious persuasion. No.


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To be the hand...

Cherry of Menloves

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Miranda laughed. The cream of the retail industry laughed...

Button Man

by J. Fallthrough, posted Oct 08, 2021 121121 views33 comments44 favs

I had a hell of a time finding the M16. The last one was made in 2075 and when I asked around half the people I talked to barely even knew what a rifle was. Through some of my old military connections, I met Taddeo who called himself a “gun genealogist” and who…


by Jacquelyn Bengfort, posted Oct 08, 2021 133133 views77 comments77 favs

The monkey did not live for long. He’d lost interest in the stuffed dog pretty much right away. The farther away the shuttle, the more garbled and fanciful the sign language the monkey had been taught became.


by Dianne McKnight-Warren, posted Oct 06, 2021 139139 views99 comments88 favs

After you lost sight in your left eye, mom made me go on the road with you that last summer to help you see.

Ya Ever Meet a Buckley? I Haven't.

by Christopher J. Snyder, posted Sep 30, 2021 139139 views11 comment11 fav

Who's that? I don't know. …

MS Fragments Retrieved from a Garbage Disposal

by strannikov, posted Sep 29, 2021 174174 views55 comments55 favs

Mrs. Death was walking in mountains where everything around was still. Mr. Death? —in another hemisphere, wandering (last she’d heard) through a vast forest.

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by Gary Hardaway, posted Sep 29, 2021 193193 views1010 comments66 favs

I lack the intellect, discipline, and faith in anything but our ultimate erasure.

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