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Mercurial: Prologue + Parts One through Four

by Kait Mauro, posted 35 minutes ago 88 views22 comments11 fav

You graduated in four years and wore the green cap and gown with all of your friends. You took pictures in this cap and gown in front of all the right places. You looked thin in all of the pictures. You had your heartbroken a little bit, once, just enough

Heavy Shoes

by Chris Okum, posted 18 hours ago 4646 views22 comments22 favs


Laughing All The Way To The 2020 Election

by Roz Warren, posted 20 hours ago 103103 views11 comment11 fav

After President Trump was elected, my first impulse was to spend the next four years cowering under the bed, whimpering.While I knew that I needed to keep track of what our new commander in chief was up to, watching the news made me too angry and too sad and just too…

Thieves, The Fire and Some Ghosts to Be

by Darryl Price, posted 24 hours ago 5959 views22 comments11 fav

All along scared of the lovesickness finding me. I'm not proud of sending that sweet choir on its way without a word chopped into its cup. Who cares? I'm scared. The problem is this house; it's sad. I notice when someone floats in front of…

Two for Akutagawa

by strannikov, posted 26 hours ago 4949 views11 comment11 fav

Heading for the fields one morning to paint haystacks, Vincent noticed his neighbor’s house ablaze.


by Philip F. Clark, posted 28 hours ago 5151 views11 comment11 fav

I won't keep you;wanting is not keeping, if keeping is all I had. If having half is loving,I'd rather wait for wanting.

Acid of curiosity

by Rachna K., posted 38 hours ago 6565 views22 comments22 favs


Zander (I fall in love again)

by Kitty Boots, posted 38 hours ago 7070 views44 comments44 favs

his milk chocolate skin is clean and he smells like a baby

Penultimate Times

by Mathew Paust, posted 39 hours ago 6565 views00 comments00 favs

We are insatiable,

It's Legal Here

by Jerry Ratch, posted 44 hours ago 5555 views00 comments00 favs

You may think it's illegal Well, you'd be wrong, ya hear? Cause you're just in the wrong Neck of the woods And it's legal here Want some beer? Yeah, that's right It's legal here Don't go opening the door Any wider, I know You don't


by Tim Young, posted 45 hours ago 5858 views44 comments33 favs

gravel coughing up tires at 90 miles an hour and just getting under way


by David Ackley, posted 46 hours ago 7575 views77 comments55 favs

time timed times time

Colonized Mike, Ch. 4: DRIVEN

by Smiley McGrouchpants, posted 2 days ago 7272 views11 comment11 fav

She left with the parking ticket pieces, diligent as any Smith college graduate, and pulled the door shut with just a tad too much force.


by Jill Chan, posted 2 days ago 7272 views88 comments55 favs

No pictures to see but those which meet you halfway.

Living for You

by Con Chapman, posted 2 days ago 6565 views33 comments22 favs

She was as ironic as me, which I thought was great.  We’d get going and it would be like one of those Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns fights.  If you were trying to judge it, you couldn’t even keep score.

Edju 26

by RW Spryszak, posted 2 days ago 8585 views33 comments11 fav

26. And so the moon goes a blue ray from its face to my eyes. I am on the floor and Alice is whistling near the rug. This is what wakes me. But I am in line with the cold air, bundled to keep from freezing, waiting my turn…


by Charlotte Hamrick, posted 2 days ago 9595 views1111 comments1010 favs

Another day, another potful of crazy

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