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NBC Today Show, The Climactic Interview: Watch as Guy Debord Interviews Edmund Jabès on Systemic Racism in America

by Gary Percesepe, posted 2 days ago 5757 views44 comments22 favs

Although I have read a lot, I have drunk even more. I have written much less than most people who write, but I have drunk much more than most people who drink.


by Ann Bogle, posted 2 days ago 5050 views44 comments44 favs

He prided himself on being not menacing like a bear.

The dream diary of Anna Perez - page 63

by James Lloyd Davis, posted 3 days ago 6363 views55 comments44 favs

I came suddenly awake and the rain was beating a furious rhythm on the rooftops, like a thousand shaken tambourines, like a thousand angry mojaves.


by Tim Young, posted 4 days ago 6969 views88 comments66 favs

Scraping the baked on Bar B Q sauce from the grabbing ends of the stainless steel tongs has my total attention.


by Chris Okum, posted 5 days ago 8888 views44 comments44 favs


Little Stickers for You

by Angela Kubinec, posted May 01, 2021 8787 views66 comments44 favs

Childish methods for gathering evidence of survival.

The Year of the Horse

by Agnes Ezra Arabella, posted Apr 27, 2021 127127 views1010 comments55 favs

“She's the year of the horse,” Metri said as he peeled his dirty head from the bed, his hair was as matted as a racoon tale. It was as wild as a wild animal and smelled like body odor with a hint of blood. He slid his scabbed hands up to his chest as if to…

The Situation Room

by stephen hastings-king, posted Apr 21, 2021 124124 views66 comments33 favs

the room in which situations are kept

I Hung My Head

by Kevin Michaels, posted Apr 20, 2021 128128 views66 comments55 favs

I hung my head the day my eighth grade math teacher told me I wouldn't amount to anything, and not long after that I dropped out of school because nobody was going to miss a kid like me who wasn't good at math or anything else they tried to teach. I hung my head a couple of…

The One Small Dance for your Nano Ledge

by Darryl Price, posted Apr 19, 2021 115115 views77 comments66 favs

I mean you've got to go out there sooner or later. Someone's behind you. They can't go until you make your final fatal move. We all knew this was coming. They won't accept any regrets as tokens. BTW. And besides, you are your own ticket. You…


by Todd Maupin, posted Apr 17, 2021 127127 views66 comments33 favs

Every ten days, the Decadent Sisters assembled for dinner. Although raised together, they were each very different...

Song of the Earth

by Beate Sigriddaughter, posted Apr 17, 2021 126126 views1212 comments1010 favs

This is your only life. Honor it.


by Kitty Boots, posted Apr 13, 2021 185185 views1414 comments88 favs

inconvenient children thrown away wrapped in plastic like garbage

A Most Uncertain Fiction

by strannikov, posted Apr 12, 2021 155155 views66 comments55 favs

It is equally likely that just as the rate of melt continues, the rate of melt will also continue to accelerate.


by Gary Hardaway, posted Apr 11, 2021 220220 views1818 comments99 favs

A riot of greens

Your party invitation just arrived (guest poem by Carolyn Martin)

by Mathew Paust, posted Apr 10, 2021 181181 views88 comments66 favs

"I’d rather move a word around a page than raise a glass or pass a plate or work a room immune to poetry."

Return to the Nudist Camp

by Jerry Ratch, posted Apr 09, 2021 160160 views77 comments44 favs

I know you probably don’t want to hear any more of this nudist stuff about my family and all, but this Reamer guy was a red-faced German boozehound if there ever was one. He married my brother’s ex-wife Beryl, after Harris left her to her cheap red jug wi

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